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Boom! Florida fireworks bill goes to Gov. DeSantis

Posted at 7:19 AM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 07:19:32-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians may soon be able to buy fireworks without lying.

The Florida House passed a bill on a 82-34 vote Wednesday to allow fireworks sales for use on the Fourth of July, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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For years Floridians have been buying fireworks for those occasions and other celebrations, but have had to sign a form saying they are only using them to scare birds away from farms and fisheries.