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Tag Archive | "Michael’s Law"

It’s Unanimous! Suffolk Passes “Michael’s Law”

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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Yesterday, on Michael Hubbard’s fifteenth birthday, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously adopted “Michael’s Law,” which bans the sale of ethyl alcohol based fuel gels in Suffolk County. Dubbed “Michael’s Law” after Michael Hubbard who was severely burned by a gel-fueled firepot, the law prohibits the sale of “semi-solid, pourable gelatinous material containing ethyl alcohol manufactured […]

Suffolk Legislature to vote on ‘Michael’s Law’ bill today

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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. . By Vera Chinese The Suffolk County Legislature will vote Tuesday on a proposed law to ban the sale of all fuel gels countywide in the wake of the tragic gel candle accident involving a 15-year-old Riverhead boy. CONTINUE READING Related Stories Suffolk joins “firepot” gel ban Suffolk: Fed, State & County lawmakers unify […]

Suffolk joins “firepot” gel ban

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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ROMAINE INTRODUCES ‘MICHAEL’S LAW’ TO BAN  THE SALE OF FUEL GELS IN SUFFOLK COUNTY Suffolk County Legislator Ed Romaine has introduced legislation to ban the sale of fuel gels in Suffolk County. Dubbed “Michael’s Law” after Michael Hubbard who was severely burned by a gel fueled firepot, the law will prohibit the sale of “semi-solid, […]

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