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HB 229: Residential Swimming Pool Safety

GENERAL BILL by Latvala ; Webb

Residential Swimming Pool Safety; Requires home inspector to include certain information relating to swimming pools in his or her report; requires that new residential swimming pools meet additional requirement in order to pass final inspection & receive certificate of completion; requires that certain pool safety features meet specified standards; prohibits property owner from transferring ownership of parcel that includes swimming pool unless certain requirements are met; provides civil penalties rather than criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 10/10/2019 House - Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/26/2019 House • Filed
10/10/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Commerce Committee