MCL - Section 28.456

Act 256 of 2011

28.456 Website; establishment and maintenance by department; registration with low-impact fireworks retail registry; application fee; failure to register; civil fine.

Sec. 6.

    (1) The department shall establish and maintain, or cause to be established 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 must include, but is not limited to, both of the following:
    (a) A list of every person that is issued a consumer fireworks certificate under section 4.
    (b) A low-impact fireworks retail registry.
    (2) A person shall not sell low-impact fireworks unless that person registers with the low-impact fireworks retail registry not less than 10 days before selling the fireworks in each calendar year and pays a $50.00 registry application fee for each retail location registered. For a person with multiple retail locations, the registry application fees in total shall not exceed $1,000.00. A person that holds a valid consumer fireworks certificate issued under section 4 is not required to register with the low-impact fireworks retail registry.
    (3) If the department determines that a person that sells low-impact fireworks at retail has failed to register as described in this section, the department shall order the person to immediately cease the sale of low-impact fireworks until the person complies with subsection (2) and pay a civil fine of not more than $1,000.00. For a first violation of this section, if a person complies with subsection (2) within 30 days of receiving a notice of violation, the department shall waive the civil fine described in this subsection.

History: 2011, Act 256, Eff. Jan. 1, 2012 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 634, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2018