HOUSE BILL NO. 654
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 64, TITLE 16 RELATING TO AMUSEMENT RIDES SAFETY INSPECTION AND INSURANCE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. Amend Chapter 64, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new section, identified as §6404A which shall read as follows:
§6404A Requirements for Commercial Bungee Jumping Operations.
(1) A person operating a bungee jump for use by paying customers shall file with the office of the State Fire Marshall in the manner required by this chapter, the inspection certificate and insurance policy required by this section, or a photocopy of such a certificate or policy authorized by the Fire Marshall.
(1) Any person operating a bungee jump for use by paying customers which has been registered with the Fire Marshall shall be periodically inspected by a representative of the Office of the State Fire Marshall.
(1) The Office of the State Fire Marshall shall promulgate regulations relating to safety standards for the operation of commercial bungee jumps.
Section 2. Amend §6408, Title 16 of the Delaware Code by deleting the entire section and substituting in lieu thereof the following:
The Attorney General on request of the Fire Marshall or one of his deputies may seek an injunction against any person operating an amusement ride, including bungee jumps, in violation of this chapter, Fire Marshall's regulations, or which are otherwise deemed by the Fire Marshall to present an imminent risk to public health and safety including, but not limited to, the risk to public health and safety posed by the interruption of traffic flow."
Approved July 24, 1992