Florida Senate - 2016 SB 530 By Senator Sobel 33-00223B-16 2016530__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Calder Sloan Swimming Pool 3 Electrical-Safety Task Force; providing a short title; 4 creating the Calder Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical 5 Safety Task Force within the Florida Building 6 Commission; specifying the purpose of the task force; 7 requiring a report to the Governor and the Legislature 8 by a specified date; providing for membership; 9 requiring the Florida Building Commission to provide 10 staff, information, and other assistance to the task 11 force; providing that members of the task force serve 12 without compensation; providing for future repeal of 13 the task force; providing an effective date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. The Calder Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical-Safety 18 Task Force.— 19 (1) This section may be cited as the “Calder Sloan Act.” 20 (2) The Calder Sloan Swimming Pool Electrical-Safety Task 21 Force is established within the Florida Building Commission. 22 (3) The purpose of the task force is to study the need for 23 the adoption of standards for grounding, bonding, lighting, 24 wiring, and all other electrical aspects in and around public 25 and private swimming pools. The task force shall focus its study 26 on minimizing the risk of electrocutions at swimming pools. The 27 task force shall submit a report by November 1, 2016, to the 28 Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the 29 House of Representatives which states the findings of the task 30 force, including any recommended revisions to the Florida 31 Statutes by the task force. 32 (4) The task force shall consist of the Swimming Pool and 33 Electrical Technical Advisory Committees of the Florida Building 34 Commission. 35 (5) The task force shall be chaired by the swimming pool 36 contractor appointed to the Florida Building Commission pursuant 37 to s. 553.74, Florida Statutes. 38 (6) The Florida Building Commission shall provide staffing, 39 information, and other assistance necessary to assist the task 40 force in carrying out its responsibilities. 41 (7) Members of the task force shall serve without 42 compensation. 43 (8) The task force shall meet as often as necessary to 44 fulfill its responsibilities, and meetings may be conducted by 45 conference call, teleconferencing, or similar technology. 46 (9) This section expires December 31, 2016. 47 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.