Statewide Fire Prevention Code; definition of permissible fireworks. (SB1625)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Statewide Fire Prevention Code; definition of permissible fireworks. Changes the definition of permissible fireworks to mean any fireworks device that (i) does not explode or produce a report, (ii) does not emit visual effects to a distance greater than 16.4 feet, (iii) does not produce a continuous flame longer than 20 inches, (iv) does not travel under its own power, (v) does not emit or function as a projectile, and (vi) is not capable of being reloaded. The definition also provides that such fireworks device, when designed to be ignited by a fuse, must have a fuse that is protected to resist side ignition and a burning time of not less than four seconds or more than eight seconds to be considered permissible fireworks. Amends § 27-95, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103750D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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