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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 8. SPECIAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS [18400 - 22948.25]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 44. )

CHAPTER 31. Electrically Conductive Balloons [22942- 22942.]
  ( Chapter 31 added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 262, Sec. 1. )

22942.
  

(a) A person who manufactures a balloon in this state that is constructed of electrically conductive material shall comply with both of the following:

(1) Permanently mark each balloon with a printed statement, written in a legible font size and located in a conspicuous area on the balloon, that warns the consumer about the dangerous risk of fire if the balloon comes in contact with an electrical power line.

(2) Permanently mark each balloon with the identity of the manufacturer.

(b) A person who sells or distributes a balloon constructed of electrically conductive material that is filled with a gas lighter than air shall comply with both of the following:

(1) The person shall affix an object of sufficient weight to each balloon or its appurtenance to counter the lift capability of the balloon.

(2) The person shall not attach the balloon to an electrically conductive string, tether, or streamer, to a balloon constructed of electrically conductive material, or to any other electrically conductive object.

(c) This section shall not apply to manned hot air balloons or to balloons used in governmental or scientific research projects.

(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 262, Sec. 1. (AB 2450) Effective January 1, 2019.)

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