Florida Senate - 2015 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 926 Ì146462*Î146462 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/31/2015 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Health Policy (Sobel) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Calder Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical-Safety 6 Task Force.—There is established within the Florida Building 7 Commission a Calder Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical-Safety Task 8 Force, which is a task force as defined in s. 20.03, Florida 9 Statutes. 10 (1) The primary purpose of the task force is to study and 11 report to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the 12 Speaker of the House of Representatives on recommended revisions 13 to the Florida Statutes concerning standards pertaining to 14 grounding, bonding, lighting, wiring, and all electrical aspects 15 for safety in and around public and private swimming pools. The 16 task force report is due by October 1, 2015. 17 (2) The task force shall consist of 10 members, including 18 the chair of the Florida Building Commission or her or his 19 designee, the State Surgeon General or her or his designee, and 20 8 members who are appointed by the chair of the Florida Building 21 Commission. Each appointed member must be or represent one of 22 the following: 23 (a) An electrical contractor certified to do business in 24 this state and actively engaged in the profession, who has 25 experience with swimming pools. 26 (b) A general contractor certified to do business in this 27 state and actively engaged in the profession, who has experience 28 with swimming pools. 29 (c) A swimming pool contractor licensed to do business in 30 this state and actively engaged in the profession. 31 (d) An electric utility provider doing business in this 32 state. 33 (e) A county building code inspector. 34 (f) A licensed real estate broker. 35 (g) An owner of a public swimming pool as defined in 36 s. 514.011, F.S. 37 (h) An owner of a private swimming pool as defined in 38 s. 514.011, F.S. 39 (3) The members of the task force shall elect the chair. 40 (4) The Florida Building Commission shall provide such 41 staff, information, and other assistance as is reasonably 42 necessary to assist the task force in carrying out its 43 responsibilities. 44 (5) Members of the task force shall serve without 45 compensation, but may receive reimbursement as provided in 46 s. 112.061, Florida Statutes, for travel and other necessary 47 expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. 48 (6) The task force shall meet as often as necessary to 49 fulfill its responsibilities and meetings may be conducted by 50 conference call, teleconferencing, or similar technology. 51 (7) This section expires December 31, 2015. 52 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015. 53 54 55 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 56 And the title is amended as follows: 57 Delete everything before the enacting clause 58 and insert: 59 A bill to be entitled 60 An act relating to the Calder Sloan Swimming Pool 61 Electrical-Safety Task Force; creating the Calder 62 Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical-Safety Task Force 63 within the Florida Building Commission; specifying the 64 purpose of the task force; providing for membership; 65 requiring members of the task force to elect the 66 chair; requiring the Florida Building Commission to 67 provide staff, information, and other assistance to 68 the task force; authorizing the reimbursement of task 69 force members for certain expenses; requiring a report 70 to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the 71 Speaker of the House of Representatives by a specified 72 date; providing for future repeal of the task force; 73 providing an effective date.