Changes in Firework Sales
May 12, 2021
Lincoln - LB 152 was signed by Governor Ricketts on May 5. Because LB 152 contained an emergency clause, thus making the changes effective five days after the Governor’s signature, the changes to the Nebraska Fireworks Law will be in effect for the 2021 Firework sales period.
The bill updated terminology to adopt the Federal Code of Regulation (CFR) definitions of 1.4G explosives for “Consumer” and 1.3G explosives for “Display” Fireworks. Additionally, the bill eliminated the previous state law language disallowing: 1) firecrackers containing more than 50 milligrams of explosiv...