Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Pyrotechnic Use Act. Repeals provisions requiring that a consumer fireworks display be handled by a person who has received training and providing for a consumer fireworks display permit. Eliminates cross-references to the repealed provisions in certain definitions and in provisions concerning the sale of consumer fireworks. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Fireworks Use Act. Provides that all outdoor billboard advertisements for fireworks shall bear a certain specified written warning. Provides that the warning shall appear in the format and type style prescribed by a federal law regulating outdoor billboard cigarette advertising. Provides that any outdoor billboard advertisement that does not conform to the provisions of the Act shall be deemed a nuisance affecting public safety.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause and reinserts the bill as amended, with the following changes: provides that after January 1, 2011, all commercial advertising mediums for consumer fireworks shall bear a certain specified written warning; provides that warnings on billboards, print, and broadcast shall meet certain specified requirements; provides for a fine not to exceed $1,000 per day for violations; adds provisions concerning enforcement by a State's Attorney or the Attorney General and injunctive relief; removes a provision that any outdoor billboard advertisement that does not conform to the provisions of the Act shall be deemed a nuisance affecting public safety; and defines "advertiser" and "advertising mediums".