Annapolis, MD – At 12:00 P.M. On Tuesday, January 28th, Delegate Neil C. Parrott (2A – Washington County) will host a press conference regarding House Bill 52. (Local Government – Lemonade Stands – Prohibition on Regulation by Local Law)

The conference will be held in the courtyard with the Maryland flag styled pavement. It is located between the two flagpoles just outside of the main public entrance to the Lowe House Office Building at 6 Bladen St, Annapolis, MD, 21401.

Delegate Parrott and Delegate Johnson, (34A – Harford County) who is cosponsoring the bill, will speak about the bill with policy experts from area think tanks, including the Heritage Foundation and the Heartland Institute. All will later testify before the House Environment and Transportation Committee.

If enacted, the Bill would prevent Maryland counties or municipalities from banning the sale of lemonade by children. HB 52 will be heard by the House Environment and Transportation Committee at 1 P.M.

In addition, a young man, Xander, whose lemonade stand was forcibly shut down by county authorities in Montgomery County, will speak about his experience. Xander will later testify in favor of House Bill 52 before the House Environment and Transportation Committee.

The full text of the bill can be found here: HB 52

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