Florida Senate - 2017 CS for SB 1372 By the Committee on Regulated Industries; and Senator Perry 580-03440-17 20171372c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to electrical and alarm system 3 contracting; amending s. 489.516, F.S.; specifying 4 that provisions regulating certified electrical 5 contractors and certified alarm system contractors do 6 not prevent such contractors from acting as a prime 7 contractor or from subcontracting work to other 8 licensed contractors under certain circumstances; 9 providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Present subsection (5) of section 489.516, 14 Florida Statutes, is renumbered as subsection (6), and a new 15 subsection (5) is added to that section, to read: 16 489.516 Qualifications to practice; restrictions; 17 prerequisites.— 18 (5) This part does not prevent any certified electrical or 19 alarm system contractor from acting as a prime contractor where 20 the majority of the work to be performed under the contract is 21 within the scope of his or her license or from subcontracting to 22 other licensed contractors that remaining work that is part of 23 the project contracted. 24 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.