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2023 Cottage Food Bills

Bill Status: Enacted Passed In Progress Failed
BillYearTypeStatusAbout
Arizona HB 25092023 Food FreedomFailed

Would have replaced their current cottage food law with a food freedom law. Would have greatly expanded the types of products producers can sell, including perishable foods and certain items with meat. Would have required perishable foods to be delivered in-person. Would have added some restrictions to indirect sales of nonperishable foods.

California AB 13252023 Micro RestaurantEnacted

Increases meal cap from 60 to 90 meals per week. Increases sales limit from $50k to $100k per year.

Georgia HB 2872023 Micro RestaurantFailed

Would have created a new law to allow “microenterprise home kitchens” (AKA micro-restaurants) to sell ready-to-eat meals and food.

Georgia HB 5832023 Cottage Food, Food FreedomFailed

Would have replaced their current cottage food law with a food freedom law. Would have allowed indirect sales of nonperishable products. Would have allowed perishable products that don’t contain meat to be sold both directly and indirectly. Would have allowed certain perishable products that contain meat to be sold directly. Would have removed the requirement… [read more]

Massachusetts H 21532023 Micro RestaurantFailed

Would have created a new law to allow “home kitchen operations” (AKA micro-restaurants) to sell ready-to-eat meals and food.

Massachusetts H 9152023 Cottage FoodFailed

Similar to H 758. Would have allowed producers to sell nonperishable products directly to consumers within the state, without needing a license or permit from the health department.

Michigan HB 43332023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have increased the annual sales limit from $25,000 to $40,000

Michigan HB 44612023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have increased the sales limit from $25,000 to $55,000 per year. 

Minnesota SF 15632023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have increased the sales limit from $78,000 to $85,000. Would have increased the exemption limit from $5,000 to $8,500.

Minnesota SF 19552023 Cottage FoodEnacted

Allows shipping of pet food.

Mississipi SB 25372023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have raised the sales limit from $35,000 to $50,000. 

New Hampshire – HB 1222023 Micro RestaurantFailed

Would have changed their basic cottage food law for “homestead food operations” into a micro-restaurant law for meals prepared and served on the same day. Would have increased the sales limit from $35,000 to $50,000.

New Hampshire HB 1192023 Cottage FoodEnacted

Removes the $35k sales limit for “homestead food operations”.

New York S 10572023 Micro RestaurantFailed

Would have created a new law to allow “home kitchen operations” (AKA micro-restaurants) to sell ready-to-eat meals and food.

Oklahoma SB 10382023 Food FreedomFailed

Would have created a traditional food freedom law that would mainly benefit small farms by allowing them to sell certain items produced from the meat that they raise.

Oregon SB 6432023 Cottage FoodEnacted

Raises the sales limit from $20,000 to $50,000. Greatly expands the types of products producers can sell. Allows online sales & shipping of products. Allows certain indirect sales to retail stores. Removes the home address labeling requirement. Allows domestic kitchens to have pets in the home, with restrictions & a labeling requirement.

South Carolina H 32142023 Micro RestaurantFailed

Would have allowed a “residential food production operation” to run a micro restaurant in their home for up to 12 guests at a time. Unlike other micro restaurant bills, this one would require customers to consume the food in the producer’s home.

Texas SB 12472023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have allowed in-state shipping of products.

Texas SB 3282023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have allowed indirect sales of products at stores, restaurants, etc.

Texas SB 3292023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have removed the $50,000 sales limit

Texas SB 3312023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have removed the home address label requirement, requiring producers to list their zip code and phone number on labels instead.

Texas SB 8292023 Cottage FoodFailed

Would have been a massive improvement to their cottage food law. Would have allowed certain indirect sales through stores, restaurants, and at farmers markets and farm stands. Would have increased the sales limit to $100,000 per year. Would have allowed certain perishable baked goods (e.g. cheesecake). Would have removed the home address requirement. Would have… [read more]

Utah SB 1512023 Food FreedomEnacted

Exempts minors from labeling requirements.

Washington HB 15002023 Cottage FoodEnacted

Increases the sales limit from $25,000 to $35,000 per year. Increases the sales limit every four years to account for inflation. Requires producers to renew their permit every two years, instead of annually.

Wyoming SF 1022023 Food FreedomEnacted

Allows producers to sell dairy products. Allows certain indirect sales and delivery capabilities via a “designated agent”.