Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1102
       By Senator Gruters
       23-00833A-20                                          20201102__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty contracting services;
    3         amending s. 489.117, F.S.; authorizing certain persons
    4         under the supervision of specified licensed
    5         contractors to perform certain specialty contracting
    6         services for commercial or residential swimming pools,
    7         hot tubs or spas, or interactive water features;
    8         providing that such supervision does not require a
    9         direct contract between those persons; providing an
   10         effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Paragraph (e) is added to subsection (4) of
   15  section 489.117, Florida Statutes, to read:
   16         489.117 Registration; specialty contractors.—
   17         (4)
   18         (e)Any person who is not required to be certified or
   19  registered under s. 489.105(3)(d)-(i) or s. 489.105(3)(m)-(o)
   20  may perform specialty contracting services for the construction,
   21  remodeling, repair, or improvement of commercial or residential
   22  swimming pools, hot tubs or spas, or interactive water features,
   23  as defined in the Florida Building Code, without obtaining a
   24  local contractor license or specialty contractor license if such
   25  person is under the supervision of a person who is certified or
   26  registered under s. 489.105(3)(j)-(l), provided that the work is
   27  within the scope of the supervising contractor’s license. Such
   28  supervision does not require a direct contract between a person
   29  certified or registered under s. 489.105(3)(j)-(l) and the
   30  person performing specialty contracting services.
   31         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.