Introduced by Rep. John Chirkun (D) on May 8, 2018 To allow larger cities in larger counties to restrict and regulate temporary firework retail operations with zoning or other ordinances. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on May 8, 2018
Reported in the House on November 28, 2018 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on December 4, 2018 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 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) 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