General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 1006

January Session, 2001

 

LCO No. 3123

   

Referred to Committee on Public Safety

 

Introduced by:

 

(PS )

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FIREWORKS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Subsection (a) of section 29-357 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, no person, firm or corporation shall offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail or use or explode or possess with intent to sell, use or explode any fireworks. [, except, notwithstanding the provisions of section 29-356, any person who is sixteen years of age or older may offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, purchase, use or possess with intent to sell or use sparklers of not more than one hundred grams of pyrotechnic mixture per item, which are nonexplosive and nonaerial.]

Statement of Purpose:

To make all fireworks, including sparklers, illegal in this state.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]