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SB 1625 Statewide Fire Prevention Code; changes definition of permissible fireworks.

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SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Statewide Fire Prevention Code; definition of permissible fireworks. Changes the definition of permissible fireworks for purposes of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code to mean any fountains that do not emit sparks or other burning effects to a distance greater than five meters (16.4 feet); wheels that do not emit a flame radius greater than one meter (39 inches); crackling devices and flashers or strobes that do not emit sparks or other burning effects to a distance greater than two meters (78.74 inches); and sparkling devices or other fireworks devices that (i) do not explode or produce a report, (ii) do not travel horizontally or vertically under their own power, (iii) do not emit or function as a projectile, (iv) do not produce a continuous flame longer than 20 inches, (v) are not capable of being reloaded, and (vi) if designed to be ignited by a fuse, have a fuse that is protected to resist side ignition and a burning time of not less than four seconds and not more than eight seconds. Current law defines this category of fireworks in more general terms.


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