Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
RES-2015-61

Scheduling a Public Hearing on Proposed Local Law No. a of 2015 – Allowing for Sparkling Devices to be Excluded from the Dangerous Fireworks Definition as Permitted by New York State Penal Law Section 405(5)(b)

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Category:Local LawFunctions:Local Law

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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, Governor Cuomo signed into law Chapter 477 of the Laws of 2014 that amends the New York State Penal Law, the Executive Law and the General Business Law to place further restrictions on the sale of dangerous fireworks, while at the same time recognizing that certain fireworks should not be labeled as "dangerous" when they pose little to no danger to the public, and should therefore be available for retail sale and public sale, and

 

WHEREAS, the County is considering adopting a local law allowing for sparkling devices to be excluded from the dangerous fireworks definition as permitted by New York State Penal Law section 405(5)(b), now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That a public hearing be held before the Tompkins County Legislature in the Legislative Chambers of the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building, 121 East Court Street, Ithaca, New York, on April 21, 2015, at 5:30 o'clock in the evening thereof concerning proposed Local Law No. a of 2015 - Allowing for Sparkling Devices to be Excluded from the Dangerous Fireworks Definition as Permitted by New York State Penal Law Section 405(5)(b).  At such time and place all persons interested in the subject matter will be heard concerning the same,

 

              RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the County Legislature is authorized to place proper notice of this public hearing in the official newspaper of the County.

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