Kan. Admin. Regs. § 22-6-25 - Proximate pyrotechnic operator license

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021


Each person who operates any indoor or outdoor pyrotechnic article, as defined in K.A.R. 22-6-1, shall obtain a license from the state fire marshal.

(b) Each applicant shall indicate which of the following classes the applicant is requesting a license for on the application:
(1) Indoor proximate pyrotechnic operator license;
(2) outdoor proximate pyrotechnic operator license;
(3) flame effect pyrotechnic operator license; or
(4) unlimited proximate pyrotechnic operator license.
(c) Each applicant shall meet all of the following requirements:
(1) The applicant shall provide proof of experience in the performance of at least three pyrotechnic displays in the last four years as follows:
(A) Each display shall be in the class for which licen-sure is sought. Each applicant for an unlimited proximate pyrotechnic operator license shall demonstrate proficiency in each of the three classes listed in paragraphs (b)(1) through (b)(3) and shall provide proof of experience in the performance of at least two displays in each class.
(B) The use of at least four individual devices of pyrotechnic articles shall be used to qualify as a display.
(C) For each of the displays required for a new proximate pyrotechnic license, the applicant shall acquire a signature from a proximate pyrotechnic operator who had a valid Kansas license for that type of display at the time of the display, verifying that the applicant assisted in the operation of the display.
(D) For each of the displays required for renewal of the proximate pyrotechnic license, the applicant shall acquire a signature from the local jurisdiction, organization sponsoring the display, Kansas licensed distributor who produced the display, or another Kansas licensed proximate pyrotechnic operator licensee assisting with the display.
(2) The applicant shall complete a written examination, administered by the state fire marshal, and shall be required to achieve a passing score of at least 80 percent.
(d) The proximate pyrotechnic operator license shall be valid for four years from the date of issuance.
(e) Each licensee shall keep the original license on the licensee's person at all times while performing duties as a proximate pyrotechnic operator. A copy of the license shall not be accepted as valid proof of licensure if the licensee is questioned by law enforcement, the fire department, or the local authority.
(f) No fee shall be charged for a proximate pyrotechnic operator license for any person who is an officer or employee of the state or any political or taxing subdivision of the state if that person is acting on behalf of the state or political or taxing subdivision.
(g) Each licensee shall comply with national fire protection association standard nos. 160 and 1126, which are adopted by reference in K.A.R. 22-6-20, and all local, state, and federal regulations, statutes, and laws.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 22-6-25
Authorized by K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 31-506; implementing K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 31-503; effective Dec. 29, 2008; amended by Kansas Register Volume 37, No. 12; effective April 6, 2018.

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