Florida Senate - 2019 CS for CS for SB 1420 By the Committees on Commerce and Tourism; and Community Affairs; and Senator Gruters 577-04022-19 20191420c2 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to insulation products; creating s. 3 553.843, F.S.; specifying that a person who takes 4 certain actions relating to interior building envelope 5 insulation products without having certain testing 6 data is subject to the Florida Deceptive and Unfair 7 Trade Practices Act; requiring that certain testing 8 data be provided upon request of a local building 9 official; providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Section 553.843, Florida Statutes, is created to 14 read: 15 553.843 Interior building envelope insulation products.—Any 16 person who advertises, sells, offers, provides, distributes, or 17 markets a product as interior building envelope insulation 18 without testing data from a commission-approved testing 19 laboratory demonstrating compliance with the Florida Building 20 Code is subject to the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade 21 Practices Act under part II of chapter 501 brought by the 22 enforcing authority as defined in s. 501.203. Testing data for 23 interior building envelope insulation demonstrating compliance 24 with the code must be provided upon request by the local 25 building official. 26 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.