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Steve Bellone signs helium balloon release ban

Suffolk bill banning outdoor release of helium balloons is signed into law

In a ceremony at Cathedral Pines Park Friday afternoon, County Executive Steve Bellone signed legislation banning the intentional release of helium balloons. The county legislature unanimiously passed the bill last month.

Suffolk lawmakers adopt ban on release of helium balloons

The measure passed yesterday, makes it illegal to intentionally release outdoors any balloon filled with helium or lighter-than-air gas.