Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4428Primary Sponsor: McElveenCommittee Number: 27Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Fireworks, local ordinances may regulateResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal AffairsDate Tabled: 19940222Computer Document Number: NO5/7418SD.94Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940222Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: McElveenType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4428 House 19940222 Tabled in Committee 27 4428 House 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 27 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-35-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY MAY ENACT LOCAL ORDINANCES REGULATING THE STORAGE, SALE, AND USE OF FIREWORKS WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION WHICH ARE NOT IN CONFLICT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF STATE LAW OR THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED UNDER IT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 23-35-15. A county or municipality may enact local ordinances regulating the storage, sale, and use of fireworks within its jurisdiction which are not in conflict with the provisions of this chapter or the regulations promulgated under it. These local ordinances may include penalties for violation."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.