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Section 12728. (Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 563, Sec. 12.)
Cite as: Cal. Health & Safety Code §12728.

(a)The State Fire Marshal Fireworks Enforcement and Disposal Fund is hereby established in the State Treasury.

(b)All of the moneys collected pursuant to Section 12706 shall be deposited in the fund and shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the State Fire Marshal for the exclusive use in statewide programs for the enforcement, prosecution related to, disposal, and management of seized dangerous fireworks, and for the education of public safety agencies in the proper handling and management of dangerous fireworks.

(c)All of the moneys collected pursuant to Section 12727 shall be deposited in the fund and shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the State Fire Marshal for the exclusive use in statewide programs for all of the following:

(1)To further assist in statewide programs for the enforcement, prosecution related to, disposal, and management of seized dangerous fireworks.

(2)The education of public safety agencies in the proper handling and management of dangerous fireworks as well as safety issues involving all fireworks and explosives.

(3)Assist the State Fire Marshal in identifying and evaluating methods to capture more detailed data relating to fires, damages, and injuries caused by both dangerous and safe and sane fireworks, and to assist with funding the eventual development and implementation of those methods.

(4)To further assist in public safety and education efforts within the general public as well as public safety agencies on the proper and responsible use of safe and sane fireworks.





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