SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1507
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES BRUNS (Sponsor) AND WILDBERGER (Co-sponsor).
Read 1st time January 24, 2006 and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 320.146, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to fireworks.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Section 320.146, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 320.146, to read as follows:
320.146. 1. It shall be unlawful to expose fireworks to direct sunlight through glass to the merchandise displayed, except where the fireworks are in the original package. All fireworks which the public may examine shall be kept for sale in original packages, except where an attendant is on duty at all times where fireworks are offered for sale. Fireworks shall be kept in showcases out of the reach of the public when an attendant is not on duty. One or more signs reading, "FIREWORKS--NO SMOKING" shall be displayed at all places where fireworks are stored or sold in letters not less than four inches in height.
2. Fireworks shall not be manufactured, stored, kept or sold within fifty feet of any [gasoline pump] dispensing unit for ignitable liquids or gases, [gasoline filling station,] gasoline or propane bulk station, or any building in which gasoline or volatile liquids are sold in quantities in excess of one gallon. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to stores where cleaners, paints, and oils are sold in the original containers to consumers.
3. It shall be unlawful to permit the presence of lighted cigars, cigarettes, pipes, or any other open flame within twenty-five feet of where fireworks are manufactured, stored, kept, or offered for sale.
[4. Fireworks shall not be manufactured, stored, kept or sold within one hundred feet of any dispensing unit for ignitable liquids or gases.]