N.H. Code Admin. R. Saf-C 5003.04 - Application Procedures

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Any person who wishes to apply for a certificate of competency for the display of display fireworks shall:
(1) Be 21 years of age or older, pursuant to RSA 160-B:6, IX;
(2) Appear in person at the New Hampshire department of safety during normal business hours to:
a. Obtain a photo identification; and
b. Submit to a written examination;
(3) Supply proof of identification such as a valid driver's license or birth certificate;
(4) Submit to the commissioner a completed "Application for Certificate of Competency for the Display of Display Fireworks on form DSFM 165, revised 01/19;
(5) Have been present and assisted an operator with the display of display fireworks for a combined amount of at least 10 separate displays comprising of a minimum of 100 shells per display and each shell shall be at least of 3 inches in diameter or larger;
(6) Make payment of the fee as specified in RSA 158:9-c; and
(7) Provide a copy of a valid United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives "U.S. ATF&E" license held pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 843(b) for the use or handling of display fireworks, or provide a current U.S. ATF&E list from the applicant's employer showing that the applicant is listed as a responsible party, or an employee possessor for that company that are not described in 18 USC 842(i); and
(8) Supply the endorsement of at least 2 persons who shall:
a. Hold a valid certificate of competency issued by the commissioner for the display of display fireworks;
b. Attest that the applicant was present and assisted the operator with the display of display fireworks, pursuant to (5) above; and
c. Make an endorsement on a form supplied by the department which shall include:
1. Date of each of the displays;
2. Time of each of the displays;
3. Location of each of the displays;
4. Number and size of shells; and
5. Specific duties of the applicant.
(b) Any person who holds a valid license or certificate of competency for Display Fireworks, and is in good standing by another jurisdiction, whose licensing standards meet or exceed the standards of these rules, shall be eligible to apply to the commissioner for a certificate of competency in NH. All of the requirements set forth in Saf-C 5003.04 shall apply except for the provisions set forth in Saf-C 5003.04(a)(5) and (8).


N.H. Code Admin. R. Saf-C 5003.04

(See Revision Note at Chapter heading for Saf-C 5000) #6055, eff 7-1-95; amd by #7481, eff 4-25-01; paragraphs (a)(1)-(4), (6), (7)c. and (b) EXPIRED: 7-1-03; amd by #8117, INTERIM, eff 7-14-04; paragraphs (a)(1)-(4), (6), (7)c. and (b) EXPIRED: 1-10-05; amd by #8261, eff 1-21-05; ss by #9765-A, eff 8-2-10

Amended by Volume XXXVII Number 14, Filed April 13, 2017, Proposed by #12124, Effective 3/6/2018, Expires 3/6/2027. Amended by Volume XXXIX Number 16, Filed April 18, 2019, Proposed by #12738, Effective 4/30/2019, Expires 4/30/2029.

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