Bill Summary for H 686 (2019-2020)
Jun 19 2020
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AN ACT TO PROTECT THE RIGHT TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY, IN COMMEMORATION OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES.Intro. by Stevens.
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Senate Amendment #2 to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.
Revises the act's provisions to limit the scope of the act to July 4th parades and fireworks displays scheduled within a period certain, 5:00 p.m. on July 1st to 5:00 p.m. on July 10th. Makes conforming changes throughout.
Additionally, prohibits denial of a reasonable permit for a parade or fireworks display by a city or municipality during the specified period. Allows denial or revocation for good cause found by the governing board, documented in writing, for permits substantially the same as those approved during the same period in 2019.
Note: Senate Amendment #1 was withdrawn.