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Issue:  SB 348 - WATER SAFETY PUBLIC/PRIVATE

 

Affects:  Those who build pools

 

Bottom Line:  Would appear to increase the ability for a school to have the means to build a pool, which in turn is beneficial to the pool industry.

 

Send comments to:  Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

 

Bill Summary:  Amends the School Building Grant Program Regulations to allow for reimbursement for the construction or renovation of a swimming pool at a school in a municipality with a population greater than 35,000 and less than 250,000, a median household income below the state average and a rate of educational attainment of a bachelors degree or above that is below the Commonwealths average.

 

Status:  Joint Committee on Education hearing held on July 15. No action was taken.

 

View proposed legislation:  https://malegislature.gov/Document/Bill/189/Senate/S348.pdf