HI SB1481 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB1481


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-08 - The committee on TCA deferred the measure.
Pending: Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Establishes conditions for the importation of fireworks. Authorizes the county fire departments to inspect warehouses, piers, cargo, baggage, and personal effects of persons arriving in the State to ascertain if they contain any fireworks. Requires importers of fireworks to file a written statement with the appropriate county fire department. Allows the county fire departments to take custody and possession of and exercise jurisdiction over illegally imported fireworks. Prohibits the importation of fireworks except through airports and seaports approved by the State Fire Council. Requires each county fire department to establish and maintain a secure storage site for illegally imported fireworks. Requires that each county establish ordinances setting conditions for the importation of fireworks.

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Relating To Fireworks.



2023-02-08SenateThe committee on TCA deferred the measure.
2023-02-08SenateThe committee on PSM deferred the measure.
2023-02-03SenateThe committee(s) on PSM/TCA has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-23 3:00PM; Conference Room 225 & Videoconference.
2023-01-30SenateReferred to PSM/TCA, JDC.
2023-01-25SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

SB1481 (Carry Over) 2023-02-08 - The committee on TCA deferred the measure.


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