To allow larger cities in larger counties to restrict and regulate temporary firework retail operations with zoning or other ordinances. The bill would also regulate sky lanterns as a 'low impact' firework.
Received in the Senate on December 11, 2018
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on December 11, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 13, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 19, 2018
To revise the allowable fireworks time limits in the bill that specify ending at 11:30 to instead specify 11:45.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 19, 2018
Amendment offered by Sen. Jim Stamas R-Midland on December 20, 2018
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 5939 and 5941, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. Those bills would amend other fireworks regulation laws.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 20, 2018