Bill would allow microenterprise home kitchens around Washington

The bill is currently being reviewed by the Senate, but if passed, hundreds of permits could be issued in the first year of the program.

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a pilot program allowing the permitting of microenterprise home kitchens. 

HB1258 passed the House and is now in committee in the Senate. The bill was created by Representative Noel Frame. 

During a public hearing on Tuesday, Frame said the bill has been years in the making.

“Washington state has some of the most restrictive laws in the nation related to home-based businesses,” Frame said

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