Legislative & Regulatory News

Arkansas Amends Inflatable Rides and Devices Safety Statute

Senate Bill 263, an act relating to inflatable rides and devices, was signed into law on Friday, March 29 by Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson. SB263 amends the Amusement Ride and Amusement Attraction Safety Insurance Act, requiring that inflatable attractions,...

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Maryland Increases State’s Minimum Wage

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Maryland State Legislature also overrode Governor Lary Hogan’s veto ofHouse Bill 166, a bill that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2023. And beginning in 2024, will increase the minimum wage annually based on...

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Utah Passes Statewide Ride Safety Legislation

On Monday, March 25, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law House Bill 381, statewide ride safety legislation. Safety is our industry’s number one priority and the oversight provided by effective statewide legislation and regulation is an important addition...

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Utah Passes Trampoline Safety Legislation

On Thursday, March 21, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law House Bill 150, establishing trampoline park safety standards. HB 150 requires trampoline parks to be licensed by the municipal or country government in which the facility is located and also...

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Kentucky Passes Rider Responsibility Legislation

On Thursday, March 21, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law House Bill 257, rider responsibility legislation in Bluegrass State. Safety is the attractions industry’s number one priority. In addition to the steps that manufacturers and facility operators...

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Colorado updates Amusement Ride and Devices Regulations

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Oil and Public Safety, updated the state’s Amusement Rides and Devices Regulations. The updated regulations went into effect on February 14, 2019. Click here to view the updated regulations.

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