Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 849
Amendment No. 101267
Senate House

1Representative Davis offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 816 and 817, insert:
5     Section 19.  Section 514.0315, Florida Statutes, is created
6to read:
7     514.0315  Required safety features for public swimming
8pools and spas.-
9     (1)  A public swimming pool or spa must be equipped with an
10anti-entrapment system or device that complies with American
11Society of Mechanical Engineers/American National Standards
12Institute standard A112.19.8, or any successor standard.
13     (2)  A public swimming pool or spa with a single main drain
14other than an unblockable drain must be equipped with at least
15one of the following features that complies with any American
16Society of Mechanical Engineers, American National Standards
17Institute, American Standard for Testing and Materials, or other
18applicable consumer product safety standard for such system or
20     (a)  A safety vacuum release system that ceases operation
21of the pump, reverses the circulation flow, or otherwise
22provides a vacuum release at a suction outlet when a blockage is
23detected and that has been tested by an independent third party
24and found to conform to American Society of Mechanical
25Engineers/American National Standards Institute standard
26A112.19.17, American Standard for Testing and Materials standard
27F2387, or any successor standard.
28     (b)  A suction-limiting vent system with a tamper-resistant
29atmospheric opening.
30     (c)  A gravity drainage system that uses a collector tank.
31     (d)  An automatic pump shut-off system.
32     (e)  A device or system that disables the drain.
33     (3)  The determination and selection of a feature under
34subsection (2) for a public swimming pool or spa constructed
35before January 1, 1993, is at the sole discretion of the owner
36or operator of the public swimming pool or spa.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
40     Remove line 56 and insert:
41and bathing facilities; creating s. 514.0315, F.S.;
42requiring public swimming pools and spas to be equipped
43with certain safety features; amending s. 527.06, F.S.;

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