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House Bill 1741

House Bill 1741

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB 1741 (Updated March 1, 2005 12:07 am - DI 96)

Fireworks. Defines consumer fireworks, display fireworks, fireworks, and novelties. Repeals the requirement for certain retailers to obtain a fireworks stand retail sales permit from the state fire marshal. Repeals certain requirements related to interstate wholesaler sales of fireworks not approved for sale in Indiana. Requires that the registration fee for certain fireworks businesses be deposited in the firefighting and emergency equipment revolving loan fund. Makes it a Class A misdemeanor for: (1) a person less than 18 years of age to knowingly or intentionally purchase consumer fireworks; (2) a seller of consumer fireworks to knowingly or intentionally fail to request photographic identification of a purchaser who appears less than 25 years of age; (3) a person to use consumer fireworks other than at specified dates during the year; and (4) to sell fireworks at retail from certain vehicles. Requires the initial health care practitioner or hospital administrator who treats an individual for an injury that the practitioner or administrator identifies as resulting from fireworks or pyrotechnics to report the injury to the state department of health. Provides that the reports are confidential. Makes conforming amendments.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - first House
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