MICHIGAN FIREWORKS SAFETY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 256 of 2011
28.464 Identification of firework in violation of act; investigation; determination of violation; seizure; criminal or civil proceedings.
(1) A governmental or law enforcement agency that identifies a firework that is in violation of this act shall secure the firework and immediately notify the department of the alleged violation. The department or law enforcement agency shall investigate the alleged violation for compliance with this act within a reasonable time.
(2) If the department or law enforcement agency determines that a violation of this act has occurred, except for a violation of section 6(2), the department or law enforcement agency may seize the firework as evidence of the violation. Evidence seized under this section shall be stored pending disposition of any criminal or civil proceedings arising from a violation of this act at the expense of the person, if the person is found guilty, responsible, or liable for the violation.
History: 2011, Act 256, Eff. Jan. 1, 2012
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