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New Bill Could Let Restaurants Leave Windows, Doors Open

Maryland lawmakers are looking to change the health code policy that prevents Bethesda eateries from leaving windows and doors open.

A Maryland bill, currently in committee in both the House and Senate, may change the state's policy on allowing restaurants to leave their windows and doors open while serving food.

The bill would allow local health departments to determine which eateries could leave their entryways open and without screens, according to The Gazette. The current code was in practice to prevent vermin from entering. 

Currently, 35 restaurants in Montgomery County are affected by the regulation, 28 of which are in Bethesda.

Charlotte Davis, an aid for State Sen. Brian Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Bethesda, told The Gazette that legislators have to work on the state budget and the same sex marriage bill before they can address the state's health code.

The State legislature adjourns April 9.

For more on this story, read The Gazette.

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