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Fireworks (Watch)

CS/CS/CS/SB 140 (Hutson) and CS/CS/CS/HB 65 (Rodriguez, A.M.) create an exemption allowing for the use of fireworks on three days: New Year’s Day (January 1), Independence Day (July 4) and New Year’s Eve (December 31). The bills were amended with language clarifying that any local government regulations relating to the use of fireworks are still in effect. CS/CS/CS/HB 65 was amended to add that a person must be at least 18 years of age to purchase fireworks. (Cook)