August 2022

4 Florida Pool Prosm • August 2022 FSPA PRESIDENT FSPA President Mickey Sigmon Back to school - Don't forget your pool! A: No, under Senate Bill 222 which took effect July 1, 2022, swimming pool and spa subcontractors are no longer required to have a specialty subcontracting license. However, subcontractors must be working under the supervision of a CPC or RP swimming pool and spa contractor who is ultimately responsible for the jobsite and the work being performed. FSPA worked with the Florida State Legislature to pass SB 222 during the 2022 Florida Legislative Session. If you have any questions please contact FSPA Senior Director of Government Affairs Dallas Thiesen at 941-952-9293 or at Dallas@ S *** You Should Know Q: Do my subcontractors have to have their own license, separate from mine, to work on my jobs? August is here, and the kids are headed back to school. As the focus of Florida families shifts from swimming to schoolwork, we in the pool industry know this is no time to lose sight of swimming pool safety. Safe swimming environments are critical for a healthy, Florida lifestyle. Educated pool professionals and pool owners are tantamount to safe swimming environments. Keep yourself and your employees up to date on the newest equipment and feature installation guidelines through continuing education provided by manufacturers. These workshops are often free