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