Florida Senate - 2017 SB 1372 By Senator Perry 8-01433A-17 20171372__ 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 19 contractor or certified alarm system contractor from acting as a 20 prime contractor where the majority of the work to be performed 21 under the contract is within the scope of his or her license or 22 from subcontracting to other licensed contractors that remaining 23 work that is part of the contracted project. 24 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.