ENROLLED 2010 Legislature SB 2-A 20102Aer 1 2 An act relating to public health; amending s. 3 381.0065, F.S.; delaying the implementation date of 4 provisions requiring the Department of Health to 5 administer an onsite sewage treatment and disposal 6 system evaluation program; providing an effective 7 date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section 12 381.0065, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 381.0065 Onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems; 14 regulation.— 15 (5) EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT.— 16 (a) Beginning July
January1, 2011, the department shall 17 administer an onsite sewage treatment and disposal system 18 evaluation program for the purpose of assessing the fundamental 19 operational condition of systems and identifying any failures 20 within the systems. The department shall adopt rules 21 implementing the program standards, procedures, and 22 requirements, including, but not limited to, a schedule for a 5 23 year evaluation cycle, requirements for the pump-out of a system 24 or repair of a failing system, enforcement procedures for 25 failure of a system owner to obtain an evaluation of the system, 26 and failure of a contractor to timely submit evaluation results 27 to the department and the system owner. The department shall 28 ensure statewide implementation of the evaluation and assessment 29 program by January 1, 2016. 30 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.