Fireworks Bill Passes MN House Without Drinking Prohibition By Jacob Wheeler | April 24, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN House Subscribe to MN House Click Photo to Watch MN House Pass Fireworks Bill Click Photo to Watch MN House Pass Fireworks BillMinnesotans will be able to shoot off large fireworks even when they are drunk under a bill passed 77-50 in the House. Representative Joe Atkins (DFL-Inver Grove Heights) made that point when he offered an amendment making it illegal to be under the influence when setting off fireworks of one pound or more. After legislators from both parties argued against it, Atkins withdrew his amendment saying his point had been made. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.