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Act 256 of 2011 - MICHIGAN FIREWORKS SAFETY ACT (28.451 - 28.471)
***** 28.461.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 31, 2018 ***** ***** 28.461 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JANUARY 31, 2018: See 28.461.amended *****

Section 28.451 ‑ Short title.
Section 28.452 ‑ Definitions.
Section 28.453 ‑ Novelties; inapplicability of act.
Section 28.454 ‑ Sale of consumer fireworks; certificate required; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; application; requirements; issuance; validity; issuance of original or renewal certificate; sales tax license information; denial; transfer; display; prohibition; location or address; disposition of fees.
Section 28.455 ‑ Sale of consumer fireworks from retail location; conditions; failure to comply; civil fine; insurance coverage.
Section 28.456 ‑ Website; establishment and maintenance by department; registration with low-impact fireworks retail registry.
Section 28.457 ‑ Local ordinances.
Section 28.458 ‑ Fireworks safety fee; imposition; payment; deposit in fireworks safety fund; failure to comply as misdemeanor; fine.
Section 28.459 ‑ Fireworks safety fee; determination; rates; collection allowance.
Section 28.460 ‑ Fireworks safety fees; remittance; forms; manner; payment liability; past due amounts; aggregate filing; investigation.
Section 28.461 ‑ Fireworks safety fund; creation within department of treasury; investment; money remaining in fund; lapse; expenditures; delegation of inspection duties; program.
Section 28.461.amended ‑ Fireworks safety fund; creation within department of treasury; investment; money remaining in fund; lapse; expenditures; delegation of inspection duties; program.
Section 28.462 ‑ Prohibited conduct; permission required; violation as civil infraction; civil fine; sale to minor; definitions; violation of smoking prohibition as misdemeanor; signage.
Section 28.463 ‑ Resident agent.
Section 28.464 ‑ Identification of firework in violation of act; investigation; determination of violation; seizure; criminal or civil proceedings.
Section 28.465 ‑ Storage of seized fireworks; disposal or destruction; storage and disposal costs; use for training purposes.
Section 28.466 ‑ Articles pyrotechnic or display fireworks ignition; permit; competency and qualifications of operators; retention of fee.
Section 28.467 ‑ Conduct not prohibited by act.
Section 28.467a ‑ Issuance of citation by state fire marshal.
Section 28.468 ‑ Violation of act; penalty; reimbursement of storage costs.
Section 28.468a ‑ Citation for serious violation; fine; prosecution; payment of civil fines to department; collection proceedings.
Section 28.468b ‑ Issuance of certificate prohibited; revocation.
Section 28.468c ‑ Person ineligible to obtain consumer fireworks certificates; offenses; periods; sanctions.
Section 28.469 ‑ Inspections; delegation of authority and responsibility.
Section 28.470 ‑ Rules.
Section 28.471 ‑ Report by state fire marshal.

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