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6 This act modifies the Public Safety Code regarding fire safety by increasing the fee for
7 special effects fireworks operators.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 53-7-223, as last amended by Chapter 14, Laws of Utah 1995
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 53-7-223 is amended to read:
13 53-7-223. State license for display or special effects operators -- Permit -- Fee --
14 Division duties -- Revocation.
15 (1) A person may not purchase, possess, or discharge display or special effects fireworks
16 unless the person has obtained a display or special effects operator license from the division.
17 (2) The division shall:
18 (a) issue an annual license to any display or special effects operator who:
19 (i) applies for the permit;
20 (ii) pays a [
21 (iii) demonstrates proof of competence; and
22 (iv) certifies that he will comply with the rules governing placement and discharge of
23 fireworks established by the board;
24 (b) provide the licensee with a copy of the rules governing placement and discharge of
25 fireworks made under Section 53-7-204 ; and
26 (c) together with county and municipal officers enforce Sections 53-7-220 through
27 53-7-225 .
28 (3) The division may:
29 (a) revoke a license issued under this section for cause;
30 (b) seize display and special effects fireworks, fireworks, and unclassified fireworks that
31 are offered for sale, sold, or in the possession of an individual in violation of Sections 53-7-220
32 through 53-7-225 ; and
33 (c) create application and certification forms.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-7-02 8:24 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.