Proposed bill would allow bigger fireworks to be sold in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — More explosive fireworks could be sold in Utah under a bill passed by the House.

Republican Rep. Jim Dunnigan of Taylorsville says House Bill 22 would reduce the number of people illegally bringing fireworks into Utah.

Utah retailers could sell multishot fireworks that give a better display.

The bill defines illegal fireworks, such as bottle rockets, mortars and cherry bombs.

In early July, agents from the State Bureau of Investigation conducted surveillance outside liquor and fireworks shops in Evanston, Wyo., then radioed to police to stop people on Interstate 80 entering Utah.

The operation was criticized by Evanston city officials and business owners. They contend customers were being harassed.


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
  • Ot/cota

    Larchwood Innsis now acceptingapplications forFull Time

  • 2016 Jobfest Job Fair

    Mesa County Workforce CenterWhen: Sept. 27, 2016 from 9:00am to 2:00p...

  • Delivery Route

    BUSINESS OPPORTUNITYWould you like to deliver newspapersa...

  • Seasonal Positions

    Live...Dream...Work the Adventure!Now Hiring for ourGr...

  • Dam Operator

    The Upper Yampa Water Conservancy Districtis seeking a ful...

  • Manufacturing

    Long established, expanding cabinetry and millwork supplier requires ...

Search More Jobs





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy