Statewide Fire Prevention Code; permissible fireworks. (HB1834)

Introduced By

Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Statewide Fire Prevention Code; permissible fireworks.  Redefines what constitutes permissible fireworks in Virginia, and prevents localities from prohibiting the use, design, possession, ignition, display, storage, sale, or transportation of permissible fireworks, or the setup or supervision thereof. Further, the bill provides that the storage and sale of permissible fireworks shall be governed solely by the Code for the Manufacture, Transportation, Storage, and Retail Sale of Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles adopted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 1124, 2006 Edition). Read the Bill »


02/16/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103636D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2011Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1834)
02/02/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 3-N)
02/03/2011Reported from General Laws with substitute (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2011Committee substitute printed 11105068D-H1
02/06/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time
02/07/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105068D-H1
02/07/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1834H1
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House (57-Y 40-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (57-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1834H1)
02/16/2011Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 40 seconds.