Florida Senate - 2020                       CS for CS for SB 140
       By the Committees on Banking and Insurance; and Community
       Affairs; and Senators Hutson and Bradley
       597-02042-20                                           2020140c2
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to fireworks; creating s. 791.08,
    3         F.S.; defining the term “designated holiday”;
    4         providing an exemption for the use of fireworks solely
    5         and exclusively during a designated holiday; providing
    6         construction; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 791.08, Florida Statutes, is created to
   11  read:
   12         791.08 Use during designated holidays; exemption.—
   13         (1)As used in this section, the term “designated holiday”
   14  means:
   15         (a)New Year’s Day, January 1;
   16         (b)Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;
   17         (c)Independence Day, July 4; or
   18         (d)New Year’s Eve, December 31.
   19         (2)This chapter does not prohibit the use of fireworks
   20  solely and exclusively during a designated holiday. This section
   21  is not intended to provide for the comprehensive regulation of
   22  fireworks as described in s. 10(5), chapter 2007-67, Laws of
   23  Florida, or to supersede any local governmental regulation
   24  relating to the use of fireworks as provided in s. 10(5),
   25  chapter 2007-67, Laws of Florida.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.