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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1962 NO. 129 >

(1) Enrolled members of an Indian tribe not subject to state jurisdiction pursuant to chapter 37.12 RCW can sell fireworks on the Indian reservation notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 228, Laws of 1961, the state fireworks law, and not be subject to criminal actions by local enforcement officials. (2) The law may be enforced on the reservation by local law enforcement officials as to all other persons. (3) The local public agency cannot charge more than $10.00 for a fireworks permit fee under § 88, chapter 228, Laws of 1961 (RCW 70.77.555).