Bill Text: FL S0338 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Specialty Contracting Services

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-11 - Referred to Regulated Industries; Community Affairs; Rules [S0338 Detail]

Download: Florida-2021-S0338-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2021                                     SB 338
       
       
        
       By Senator Gruters
       
       
       
       
       
       23-00491-21                                            2021338__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty contracting services;
    3         amending s. 489.117, F.S.; revising the types of
    4         buildings for which individuals who are not required
    5         to obtain certain registrations or certifications may
    6         perform contracting services without a local license
    7         under certain circumstances; authorizing certain
    8         persons under the supervision of specified licensed
    9         contractors to perform certain specialty contracting
   10         services for commercial or residential swimming pools,
   11         hot tubs or spas, or interactive water features;
   12         providing that such supervision does not require a
   13         direct contract between those persons; providing an
   14         effective date.
   15          
   16  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   17  
   18         Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subsection (4) of section
   19  489.117, Florida Statutes, is amended, and paragraph (e) is
   20  added to that subsection, to read:
   21         489.117 Registration; specialty contractors.—
   22         (4)
   23         (d) Any person who is not required to obtain registration
   24  or certification pursuant to s. 489.105(3)(d)-(o) may perform
   25  contracting services for the construction, remodeling, repair,
   26  or improvement of single-family residences, including a
   27  townhouse as defined in the Florida Building Code, and
   28  clubhouses or recreation buildings in a residential development
   29  without obtaining a local license if such person is under the
   30  supervision of a certified or registered general, building, or
   31  residential contractor. Such As used in this paragraph,
   32  supervision does not shall not be deemed to require the
   33  existence of a direct contract between the certified or
   34  registered general, building, or residential contractor and the
   35  person performing specialty contracting services.
   36         (e)Any person who is not required to obtain registration
   37  or certification under s. 489.105(3)(d)-(i) or (m)-(o) may
   38  perform specialty contracting services for the construction,
   39  remodeling, repair, or improvement of commercial or residential
   40  swimming pools, hot tubs or spas, or interactive water features,
   41  as defined in the Florida Building Code, without obtaining a
   42  local contractor license or specialty contractor license if such
   43  person is under the supervision of a person who is certified or
   44  registered under s. 489.105(3)(j)-(l), provided that the work is
   45  within the scope of the supervising contractor’s license. Such
   46  supervision does not require a direct contract between a person
   47  certified or registered under s. 489.105(3)(j)-(l) and the
   48  person performing specialty contracting services.
   49         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.

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