Bill Text: TX HB83 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


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

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-08 - Left pending in committee [HB83 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB83-Introduced.html
  87R184 ADM-D
 
  By: Toth H.B. No. 83
 
 
 
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 September 1, 2021.
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