Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 198 Ì701806#Î701806 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Regulated Industries (Steube) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 15 - 16 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Sections 791.013, 791.015, and 791.03, Florida 6 Statutes are repealed. 7 Section 2. Section 791.02, Florida Statutes, is amended to 8 read: 9 791.02 Sale of fireworks regulated; rules and regulations.— 10 (1)
Except as hereinafter providedIt itis unlawful for 11 any person, firm, copartnership, or corporation to offer for 12 sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, or use or explode any 13 fireworks; provided that the board of county commissioners shall 14 have power to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the 15 granting of permits for supervised public display of fireworks 16 by fair associations, amusement parks, and other organizations 17 or groups of individuals when such public display is to take 18 place outside of any municipality; provided, further, that the 19 governing body of any municipality shall have power to adopt 20 reasonable rules and regulations for the granting of permits for 21 supervised public display of fireworks within the boundaries of 22 any municipality. Every such display shall be handled by a 23 competent operator to be approved by the chiefs of the police 24 and fire departments of the municipality in which the display is 25 to be held, and shall be of such a character, and so located, 26 discharged, or fired as in the opinion of the chief of the fire 27 department, after proper inspection, shall not be hazardous to 28 property or endanger any person. Application for permits shall 29 be made in writing at least 15 days in advance of the date of 30 the display. After such privilege shall have been granted, 31 sales, possession, use, and distribution of fireworks for such 32 display shall be lawful for that purpose only. No permit granted 33 hereunder shall be transferable. 34 (2) No person, firm, copartnership, or corporation may sell 35 any fireworks to any person under 18 years of age. A sparkler or36 other product authorized for sale under this chapter may not be37 sold by a retailer or seasonal retailer unless the product was38 obtained from a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler39 registered with the division pursuant to s. 791.015. Each40 retailer and seasonal retailer shall keep, at every location41 where sparklers are sold, a copy of an invoice or other evidence42 of purchase from the manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler,43 which states the registration certificate number for the44 particular manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler and the45 specific items covered by the invoice. Each seasonal retailer46 shall, in addition, exhibit a copy of his or her registration47 certificate at each seasonal retail location.48 (3) The State Fire Marshal may adopt rules governing 49 fireworks under this chapter. 50 51 52 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 53 And the title is amended as follows: 54 Delete line 6 55 and insert: 56 retailers of sparklers, respectively; amending s.