RS 51:652     

§652. Proper naming; certification on shipping cases; time for selling; exceptions; sale and storage in homes prohibited

            A. No permissible articles of consumer fireworks enumerated in R.S. 51:651 shall be sold, offered for sale, or used in the state of Louisiana, unless such fireworks are properly named to conform to the nomenclature of R.S. 51:651 and certified on all shipping cases and by imprinting on the article or retail container "United States Department of Transportation UN0336, 1.4G, 1.4S, or consumer fireworks". Such imprint shall be of sufficient size and so positioned as to be readily recognized by law enforcement authorities and the general public.

            B. Permissible items of fireworks, enumerated in R.S. 51:651, may be sold at retail only from noon June sixteenth through midnight July fifth and noon December fifteenth through midnight January first of each calendar year.

            C. Fireworks shall not be sold or stored for future sale at any inhabited dwelling, house, apartment, or other structure used in whole or in part as a home or place of abode by any person or persons.

            Acts 1958, No. 63, §§2, 3; Amended by Acts 1981, No. 928, §1; Acts 1987, No. 401, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; Acts 2001, No. 667, §1, eff. June 25, 2001; Acts 2015, No. 67, §1; Acts 2018, No. 211, §1, eff. May 15, 2018.