HB1416 (2018) Detail

Repealing the prohibition on bottle rockets.


CHAPTER 38

HB 1416-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

22Feb2018... 0347h

2018 SESSION

18-2695

05/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1416-FN

 

AN ACT repealing the prohibition on bottle rockets.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Itse, Rock. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill removes the prohibition on the sale of bottle rockets.  The purchase of bottle rockets is permitted, provided that the purchaser also buys or owns a rocket launcher.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22Feb2018... 0347h 18-2695

05/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT repealing the prohibition on bottle rockets.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

38:1  Repeal.  RSA 160-B:16-c, relative to the prohibition on the retail sale of bottle rockets, is repealed.

38:2  Reference Change; Definition of Permissible Fireworks.  Amend RSA 160-C:1, V to read as follows:

V.  "Permissible fireworks'' means consumer fireworks, except for those items that are prohibited pursuant to RSA 160-B:16 [and 160-B:16-c].

38:3  New Section; Permissible Fireworks; Retail Sale of Bottle Rockets and Rocket Launchers.  Amend RSA 160-C by inserting after section 12 the following new section:

160-C:12-a  Retail Sale of Bottle Rockets and Rocket Launchers.

I.  No person shall purchase a bottle rocket unless the person also purchases a rocket launcher or enables the seller to verify that he or she has a rocket launcher appropriate for use with the bottle rocket being purchased.

II.  In this section, "bottle rocket'' means a bottle rocket as defined by the American Pyrotechnics Association in APA Standard 87-1 (2001) 3.1.2.1, as amended.

38:4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2018

Effective Date: May 15, 2018

 

 

Links

HB1416 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 30, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1416 Revision: 3896 Date: May 25, 2018, 11:24 a.m.
HB1416 Revision: 3584 Date: April 26, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
HB1416 Revision: 3135 Date: March 21, 2018, 2:40 p.m.
HB1416 Revision: 2018 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Criminal Justice and Public Safety HJ 1 P. 10
Jan. 23, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/23/2018 01:00 PM LOB 204
Jan. 30, 2018 Executive Session: 01/30/2018 LOB 204
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0347h (Vote 12-8; RC)
Feb. 22, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0347h for 02/22/2018 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 7 P. 15
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 22, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0347h: AA RC 224-113 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 18
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0347h: MA RC 197-140 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 20
March 13, 2018 Introduced 03/13/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7
April 10, 2018 Hearing: 04/10/2018, Room 100, SH, 02:00 pm; SC 16
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/26/2018; SC 18
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: RC 17Y-7N, MA; OT3rdg; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
May 3, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 3, 2018 Enrolled 05/03/2018
May 15, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/15/2018; Chapter 38; Eff. 5/15/2018