Description: Public swimming pools; Dept. of Health enforce requirements for the abatement of suction hazards.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/20 (S) Referred To Public Health and Welfare|
|2||02/04 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2003|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Hewes
Additional Author: Dawkins
Title: AN ACT TO DIRECT THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO ADOPT AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ENFORCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ABATEMENT OF SUCTION HAZARDS IN PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS; TO PROVIDE THAT NO PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL MAY BE OPENED FOR USE UNLESS THE OWNER OR OPERATOR HAS COMPLIED WITH SAID REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN WARNINGS TO BE POSTED AT PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS RELATED TO SUCTION HAZARDS; TO REQUIRE OPERATORS OF PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS TO INSPECT POOLS DAILY TO ENSURE THE DRAIN COVERS ARE SECURELY ATTACHED; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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