HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1664

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to fire protection for fireworks.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 132D-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding two new definitions to read as follows:

""Permanent fireworks storage building or structure" means a building or structure affixed to a foundation on a site and having fixed utility connections, which is intended to remain on the site for more than one hundred eighty consecutive calendar days in a twelve month period for the purpose of receiving, storing, or shipping fireworks, but in which no manufacturing of fireworks is performed.

"Temporary fireworks storage building or structure" means a building or structure that is used for fireworks storage for less than one hundred eighty consecutive calendar days in a twelve month period."

SECTION 2. Chapter 132D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"132D- Storage and redistribution of fireworks. A person shall only store or perform redistribution activities of fireworks in permanent or temporary fireworks storage buildings or structures, which shall comply with the applicable county building code, fire code, or the latest edition of nationally recognized standards."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Fireworks Storage

 

Description:

Restricts storage and redistribution of fireworks to permanent and temporary fireworks storage facilities that comply with county building or fire code, or nationally recognized standards.

 

 

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