A bill aimed at helping an eleven-year-old baker from Troy get back in business may have hit a speed bump. A week after passing out of an Illinois Senate committee, the full Senate is proposing changes to the bill. Among them are registering their business with their county health department.
And Senator Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) says they should get training first.
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Senator Jim Oberweis (R-North Aurora)says that will discourage young people from starting up their own businesses.
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The bill was inspired by Chloe Stirling after her thriving cupcake business was shut down by the Madison County Health Department. If the proposal clears the legislature, people would be allowed to sell their good from home as long as they're making less than a thousand-bucks-a-month.
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