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Section 28.468

MICHIGAN FIREWORKS SAFETY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 256 of 2011


28.468 Violation of act; penalty; reimbursement of storage costs.

Sec. 18.

(1) Unless otherwise provided in this act, if a person violates this act, the person is guilty of a crime as follows:

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 30 days or a fine of not more than $1,000.00, or both.

(b) If the violation causes damage to the property of another person, a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.

(c) If the violation causes serious impairment of a body function of another person, a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.

(d) If the violation causes the death of another person, a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both.

(2) In addition to any other penalty imposed for the violation of this act, a person that is found guilty of a violation of this act shall be required to reimburse the appropriate governmental agency for the costs of storing seized fireworks that the governmental agency confiscated for a violation of this act. This reimbursement shall be in a form and at a time as required by the department and as otherwise required by law.


History: 2011, Act 256, Eff. Jan. 1, 2012 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 257, Imd. Eff. July 2, 2012


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