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Regards fireworks, fireworks moratoriums, fees, and sales 
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Long Title To amend sections 1705.48, 3737.51, 3737.71, 3737.99, 3743.04, 3743.17, 3743.44, 3743.45, 3743.60, 3743.61, 3743.63, 3743.65, 3743.75, 3743.99, 5703.052, 5703.053, 5703.19, 5703.70, and 5703.77 and to enact sections 3737.04, 3737.05, 3737.06, 3737.07, 3737.08, 3737.09, 3737.10, 3737.11, 3737.12, 3743.46, 3743.47, 3743.591, and 3743.67 of the Revised Code to establish a fireworks study group to review and make recommendations regarding the Fireworks Law, to extend to July 1, 2020, the moratorium on issuing fireworks manufacturer and wholesaler licenses, to eliminate, beginning January 1, 2021, the moratorium on geographic transfer of fireworks manufacturer and wholesaler licenses, and, beginning January 1, 2021, to impose a fee on the retail sale of consumer grade fireworks in this state and to expand the ability of individuals to obtain 1.3G display fireworks and obtain and use 1.4G consumer fireworks.


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Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee
House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee

Primary Sponsors

William Seitz
Martin J. Sweeney


John Becker
Louis W. Blessing III
Wesley Goodman
J. Kyle Koehler
Bill Reineke
Dick Stein
Andy Thompson
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