Illinois governor signs ‘cupcake bill,’ pre-teen bakers rejoice

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Christopher Muller, School of Hospitality Administration

Home bakers in Illinois can breathe a sigh of relief: The government is no longer tugging at their apron strings. Gov. Pat Quinn (D) is signing into law Tuesday the so-called “cupcake bill” that will allow home kitchen operators to bake free freely without the intervention of local governments or health departments as long as the home operations pull in less than $1,000 per month or there is not a complaint or health-safety issue…

Expert quote:

“If dozens of these small operations were all clustered around a single neighborhood restaurant, the owner might become concerned.”

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