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.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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.