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2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 229
Fireworks; authorize possession/transportation of consumer fireworks and authorize the sale; local governing authority of municipalities/counties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-7-80 of the O.C.G.A., relating to definitions applicable to bombs, explosives, and chemical and biological weapons, and Chapter 10 of Title 25 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the regulation of fireworks, so as to authorize the possession and transportation of consumer fireworks and to authorize the sale of consumer fireworks under certain circumstances as determined by the local governing authority of municipalities and counties; to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to provide for an excise tax on the sale of consumer fireworks to be dedicated equally to the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Council; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/13/2014 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/05/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/04/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2013 - Senate Hopper
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