Bill Summary for H 686 (2019-2020)

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Jun 19 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 686 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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 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.

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