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Subject: Storage

1904 La. Acts 20, § 5.

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That all forfeitures and fines be imposed by the Board of Fire Commissioners, from time to time, upon any member or members of the fire department force by way of discipline, shall be paid into said pension and relief fund. That all fines imposed by th...

That all forfeitures and fines be imposed by the Board of Fire Commissioners, from time to time, upon any member or members of the fire department force by way of discipline, shall be paid into said pension and relief fund. That all fines imposed by the courts for infractions of City ordinances relative to fire escape, fire wells and hydrants, open hatches, oils, gunpowder, right of way of the fire apparatus through the streets, and all other laws relative to the fire department, be paid over by the City Treasurer to said pension and relief fund.

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1903 Okla. Sess. Laws 107, An Act to Amend Sections . . . of the Statutes of Oklahoma, 1893, Relating to Cities[,] Towns and Villages, and for Other Purposes, ch. 7, art. 1, § 4.

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The board of trustees shall have the following powers. . . to regulate the storage of gunpowder and other materials[.]

1903 Mont. Laws 135-36, An Act to Amend Section 908 of Chapter I Title VIII Part IV Division I of the Civil Code of Montana, and to Repeal Section 689 of the Penal Code, ch. 66, § 1.

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If any railroad corporation within this State shall . . . transport within this State on any of its passenger cars, any oil of vitrol, gun powder, Lucifer matches, nitro glycerine, glynon oil, nytroleum or blasting oil, or nitrates oil, or powder mixed...

If any railroad corporation within this State shall . . . transport within this State on any of its passenger cars, any oil of vitrol, gun powder, Lucifer matches, nitro glycerine, glynon oil, nytroleum or blasting oil, or nitrates oil, or powder mixed with any such oil, or fiber saturated therewith, or duolin or giant powder, or blasting powder, or any other goods in a dangerous nature . . . shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be fined for the first offense in the sum of one thousand dollars, and for the second violation of the same provision, two thousand dollars, and for every other and further violation of any provision of which it has been twice before found guilty, a sum not less than five nor more than ten thousand dollars.

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1903 Or. Laws 31, Reg. Sess., Spec. Laws, An Act to Incorporate the City of Portland . . . ,  art. 4, § 73, pt. 36.

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To regulate or prevent the storage, manufacture, and sale of dangerous, explosive, or combustible materials, including gunpowder, dynamite, giant powder, calcium carbide, nitro-glycerine, oil, and gas, and to provide for the inspection of the same; to ...

To regulate or prevent the storage, manufacture, and sale of dangerous, explosive, or combustible materials, including gunpowder, dynamite, giant powder, calcium carbide, nitro-glycerine, oil, and gas, and to provide for the inspection of the same; to prevent, by all proper means, all risks of injury or damage by fire arising from negligence, or otherwise[.]

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1903 Haw. Sess. Laws 55, ch. 8, § 25.

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To adopt such rules and regulations within the County with regard to the keeping and storing of gun powder, Hercules powder, giant powder, kerosene or coal oil, benzoin, naptha or other explosive or combustible material, as the safety and protection of...

To adopt such rules and regulations within the County with regard to the keeping and storing of gun powder, Hercules powder, giant powder, kerosene or coal oil, benzoin, naptha or other explosive or combustible material, as the safety and protection of the lives and property of individuals may require.

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1902 Ohio Laws 23, Extraordinary Sess.,  An Act to Provide for the Organization of Cities and Incorporated Villages . . . and to Repeal All Sections of the Revised Statutes Inconsistent Herewith, § 7, pt. 11.

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To regulate the transportation, keeping and sale of gunpowder and other explosives or dangerous combustibles and materials and to provide or license magazines for the same.

1902 R.I. Pub. Laws 67, An Act in addition to chapter 40 of the General Laws, Entitled “Of the Town Council”: § 1.

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Town councils and city councils may from time to time make and ordain all ordinances and regulations for their respective towns, not repugnant to law, which they may deem necessary for the safety of their inhabitants from the manufacture, storage, keep...

Town councils and city councils may from time to time make and ordain all ordinances and regulations for their respective towns, not repugnant to law, which they may deem necessary for the safety of their inhabitants from the manufacture, storage, keeping, having in possession, transportation, sale, or use of gunpowder, gun-cotton, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, nitro-gelatine, lyddite, chlorate of potash, picric acid, sodium calcium carbide, acetylene gas, gasoline gas, and any and all other explosives and explosive chemicals; and may prohibit the manufacture, storage, keeping having in possession, transportation , sale , or use by any and all persons or persons of any or all said substances and gases in their respective towns, unless a license for the same shall be first obtained from the town council or board of aldermen, which license shall be for the term of one years from the date thereof unless sooner revoked by order of said town council or board of aldermen. Any person violating any provision of any such ordinance or regulation, or any such prohibition, shall be fined not less than twenty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for each such offense.

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1902 N.J. Laws 294, An Act Relating to, Regulating and Providing for the Government of Cities, ch. 107, § 14, pt. 33.

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. . . [T]o regulate or prohibit the manufacture, sale, storage or use of fireworks and the use of firearms in such city; to regulate or prohibit the manufacture, sale, storage, keeping, or conveying of gunpowder, kerosene, benzine [sic], gasoline, burn...

. . . [T]o regulate or prohibit the manufacture, sale, storage or use of fireworks and the use of firearms in such city; to regulate or prohibit the manufacture, sale, storage, keeping, or conveying of gunpowder, kerosene, benzine [sic], gasoline, burning fluid, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, camphene, coal oil, spirit gas, petroleum and other dangerous or explosive materials, and the use of candles and lights in barns, stables and other buildings[.]

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1901 Tenn. Pub. Acts. 406, An Act to Incorporate the Town of Carthage, in Smith County, Tennessee, and Conferring and Defining the Corporate Powers Thereof, ch. 186, § 10.

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Be it further enacted, That the Council shall have power by ordinance to . . . regulate the storage of gunpowder and other explosives, and noisome or offensive substances. . .

1901 Neb.Laws 154, An Act, to Incorporate Cities of the First Class, Having Less Than Forty Thousand and More Than Twenty-Five Thousand Inhabitants and Regulating Their Duties, Powers and Governments, ch. 17, § 33.

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To regulate or prohibit the transportation and keeping of gun powder, oils or other combustible and explosive articles.