Bill Text: TX HB2569 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Relating to the dates a retail fireworks permit holder may sell fireworks to the public.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-05-14 - Referred to Local Government [HB2569 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB2569-Comm_Sub.html
  87R9067 ADM-D
 
  By: Cortez, Toth H.B. No. 2569
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the dates a retail fireworks permit holder may sell
  fireworks to the public.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 2154.202(g), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (g)  Except as provided by Subsection (h), a retail fireworks
  permit holder may sell fireworks only to the public, and only during
  periods:
               (1)  beginning June 24 and ending at midnight on July 5 
  [4];
               (2)  beginning December 20 and ending at midnight on
  January 1 of the following year; and
               (3)  beginning May 1 and ending at midnight on May 5 if
  the fireworks are sold at a location that is not more than 100 miles
  from the Texas-Mexico border and that is in a county in which the
  commissioners court of the county has approved the sale of
  fireworks during the period.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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