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Florida – HB 6027/ SB 730 (Licensing)

Issue: Electrical Contractors

Affects:  Those who build pools/spas

Bill Summary: This bill revises circumstances under which a municipality or county may require specified electrical journeyman to be on a worksite.  The language now requires one electrical journeyman, who is a graduate of the Institute of Applied Technology in Construction Excellence or licensed pursuant to s. 489.5335, be present on an industrial or commercial new construction site when electrical work in excess of 77 volts is being performed in order to supervise or perform such work, except as provided in s. 489.503.

Status: Both bills died May 3, 2019.

HB 6027: http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/6027/BillText/Filed/PDF

SB 730:  http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/730/BillText/Filed/PDF