Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 1372
       By Senator Perry
       8-01433A-17                                           20171372__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to electrical and alarm system
    3         contracting; amending s. 489.516, F.S.; specifying
    4         that provisions regulating certified electrical
    5         contractors and certified alarm system contractors do
    6         not prevent such contractors from acting as a prime
    7         contractor or from subcontracting work to other
    8         licensed contractors under certain circumstances;
    9         providing an effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Present subsection (5) of section 489.516,
   14  Florida Statutes, is renumbered as subsection (6), and a new
   15  subsection (5) is added to that section, to read:
   16         489.516 Qualifications to practice; restrictions;
   17  prerequisites.—
   18         (5)This part does not prevent any certified electrical
   19  contractor or certified alarm system contractor from acting as a
   20  prime contractor where the majority of the work to be performed
   21  under the contract is within the scope of his or her license or
   22  from subcontracting to other licensed contractors that remaining
   23  work that is part of the contracted project.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.