Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1420 Ì372712ÄÎ372712 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Community Affairs (Gruters) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 553.843, Florida Statutes, is created to 6 read: 7 553.843 Approval of interior building envelope insulation 8 products.— 9 (1) In order for interior building envelope insulation 10 products that are not subject to s. 553.842 to be approved under 11 the Florida Building Code, manufacturers must provide current 12 testing data, which includes the test lab where a product was 13 tested, the test report number, and the date on which the 14 testing took place. This testing data must conform to the 15 current Florida Building Code as it relates to the standards for 16 individual insulation products, must meet standards set forth by 17 the American Society for Testing and Materials, and must comply 18 with the Federal Trade Commission’s regulations in 16 C.F.R. 19 part 460. 20 (2) Such testing data must be provided to building code 21 officials and building professionals upon request. Evaluation 22 reports may only be used as supporting documentation to the 23 testing data. The report must be for a single product and must 24 contain the test lab where a product was tested, the test report 25 number, and the date on which the testing took place. The test 26 lab must be accredited by a national organization such as the 27 American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) or the 28 National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program of the 29 National Institute of Standards and Technology. 30 (3) Failure to comply with this section constitutes a 31 violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices 32 Act under part II of chapter 501. 33 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019. 34 35 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 36 And the title is amended as follows: 37 Delete everything before the enacting clause 38 and insert: 39 A bill to be entitled 40 An act relating to insulation products; creating s. 41 553.843, F.S.; requiring manufacturers to provide 42 certain testing data for approval of certain 43 insulation products under the Florida Building Code; 44 requiring the manufacturer to provide the testing data 45 to certain persons upon request; specifying that 46 evaluation reports may only be used for certain 47 purposes; providing requirements for evaluation 48 reports; requiring the testing lab to have a certain 49 accreditation; specifying that failure to provide the 50 testing data is a violation of the Florida Deceptive 51 and Unfair Trade Practices Act; providing an effective 52 date.