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 Bill Status of HB3509  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FOOD TRUCK FREEDOM ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Food Truck Freedom Act. Provides that a unit of local government may not require a separate license, permit, or fee beyond an initial or reciprocal business license for a food truck business. Contains provisions regarding reciprocal business licenses issued to food truck businesses by different units of local government or local health departments. Contains prohibitions against units of local governments or local health departments from imposing additional license qualification requirements on a food truck business before issuing licenses. Provides that, for an initial business license, a unit of local government or local health department may only charge a licensing fee to a food truck business in an amount that reimburses the unit of local government for the actual cost of processing the business license. Requires food truck businesses to obtain, for each food truck that the food truck business operates, an annual health department food truck permit from the local health department with jurisdiction over the area in which the majority of the food truck's operations takes place. Provides that, subject specified exceptions, a unit of local government may not require a food truck business to pay any fee or obtain from the unit of local government any permit to operate a food truck at a food truck event that takes place on private property within the unit of local government, regardless of whether the event is open or closed to the public. Contains other provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 018-005-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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