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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The disappointment of church ladies who had to shut down a bazaar has led to a proposal that would allow people to serve cooked food at weddings, funerals and other events in Wyoming without having to go through a state inspection.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that a state Senate committee approved House Bill 8 on Tuesday. Republican Sen . Eli Bebout of Riverton says the bill was written after hearing from women who canceled a bazaar at a church after state officials notified them of the rules they would have to follow.

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The bill would allow people to serve homemade food at picnics, fundraisers and other nonprofit events without a state inspection or licensing. State agriculture department officials expressed concern about potentially hazardous food being served.

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