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AGO Opinions with Topic: STATE FIREWORKS LAW
AGO 1962 No. 129 >  May 4, 1962
INDIANS - RESERVATIONS - STATE FIREWORKS LAW - SALE OF BY ENROLLED MEMBERS - MAXIMUM PERMIT FEE
INDIANS ‑- RESERVATIONS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- SALE OF BY ENROLLED MEMBERS ‑- MAXIMUM PERMIT FEE (1) Enrolled members of an Indian tribe not subject to state jurisdiction pursuant to chapter 37.12 RCW can sell fireworks on the Indian reservation notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 228, Laws of 1961, the state fireworks law, and not be subject to criminal actions by local enforcement officials. (2) The law may be enforced on the reservation by local law enforcement officials as to all other persons. (3) The local public agency cannot charge more than $10.00 for a fireworks permit fee under § 88, chapter 228, Laws of 1961 (RCW 70.77.555).
AGO 1962 No. 145 >  July 18, 1962
CITIES AND TOWNS - FIREWORKS - STATE FIREWORKS LAW - PERMITS - AUTHORITY OF CITY TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS BY ORDINANCE
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREWORKS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- PERMITS ‑- AUTHORITY OF CITY TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS BY ORDINANCE A city or town does not have the authority to prohibit by ordinance the manufacture, importation, exportation, possession, sale, use or discharge of fireworks within its corporate limits but may regulate such activities under provisions of the state fireworks law (chapter 228, Laws of 1961, chapter 70.77 RCW).
AGO 1962 No. 186 >  December 21, 1962
STATE FIREWORKS LAW - LICENSE - TRANSPORTATION - SHIPMENT OF FIREWORKS BY OUT-OF-STATE FIREWORKS MANUFACTURER
STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- LICENSE ‑- TRANSPORTATION ‑- SHIPMENT OF FIREWORKS BY OUT-OF-STATE FIREWORKS MANUFACTURER An out-of-state fireworks manufacturer who desires to ship his product into this state must obtain a Washington manufacturer's license unless his product is exclusively dangerous fireworks intended for public display, in which case his product may be classified for an importer or wholesaler holding a Washington license.
AGO 1963 No. 34 >  July 1, 1963
CITIES AND TOWNS - FIREWORKS - STATE FIREWORKS LAW - PERMITS - ORDINANCE - AUTHORITY OF CITY TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT RIGHT TO APPLY FOR PERMIT
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- FIREWORKS ‑- STATE FIREWORKS LAW ‑- PERMITS ‑- ORDINANCE ‑- AUTHORITY OF CITY TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT RIGHT TO APPLY FOR PERMIT A city or town may not by ordinance limit or restrict the issuance of a permit for the manufacture, importation, exportation, possession, sale, use or discharge of fireworks to charitable and public service groups.  The governing authority of the city or town must consider each application for a permit and then exercise its discretion in denying or granting same.
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