Children will be able to operate lemonade stands without state interference under a bill signed Friday by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
The change was among nearly three dozen bills signed into law.
The legislation, Senate Bill 99, prohibits the imposition of any tax or assessments on a minor engaging in a business with sales of less than $500 per year.
The sponsor of the measure, Rep. Greg Miller, R-Norco, said there was a news story that said children were ticketed for operating lemonade stands without a permit.
Follow Will Sentell on Twitter @WillSentell. For more coverage of government and politics, follow our Politics Blog at http://blogs.theadvocate.com/politicsblog/