MICHIGAN FIREWORKS SAFETY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 256 of 2011
28.456 Website; establishment and maintenance by department; registration with low-impact fireworks retail registry.
(1) The department shall establish and maintain, or cause to be created and maintained, an internet website that has as its purpose the protection of the residents of this state who purchase, use, or transport fireworks. The website shall include, at a minimum, both of the following:
(a) A list of every person and entity that is issued a consumer fireworks certificate under section 4.
(b) A low-impact fireworks retail registry. All of the following apply to the online low-impact fireworks retail registry:
(i) It shall be maintained and operated at no cost to a user.
(ii) The cost of its maintenance and operation shall be paid with funds described in section 11(4).
(iii) It shall provide for instant registry without condition.
(2) Beginning February 1, 2012, a person shall not sell low-impact fireworks unless he or she registers with the low-impact fireworks retail registry not less than 10 days before selling the fireworks in each calendar year.
(3) A person who sells low-impact fireworks at retail and who fails to register as described in this section shall cease the sale of low-impact fireworks until the person complies with subsection (2).
History: 2011, Act 256, Eff. Jan. 1, 2012
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