More stories about Legislation

  • About Lifts

    Last year, the Americans with Disabilities Act was codified to spell out exactly what requirements public pools and spas need to meet in order to become compliant with the law

  • CPSC Vote Elicits Partisan Wrangling

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to remove allowances given to certain unblockable drains in the federal pool and spa safety law

  • Bill Brooks & In-N-Out

    If you didn’t know better, you would’ve thought it was a U2 concert.

  • California Passes Bills Combating Illegal Contracting

    Two California bills intended to help curb illegal contracting were signed into law by the state’s governor last month.

  • What Would You Do: Immigration

    Questions about immigration are fraught with confusion and contradiction.

  • A Tepid Reception

    When the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act was passed in December 2007, the industry took it very seriously.

  • Arizona Prepares for Pump Law

    Industry groups across Arizona are educating their members about the state’s upcoming pool pump efficiency standards.

  • Pressing Matters

    Have swimming pools lost their luster?

  • CPSC Accused of Partisan Politics

    Members of the Republican minority serving on the Consumer Product Safety Commission are accusing their Democratic counterparts of ignoring business concerns.

  • Legislation Nation

    Whatever your feelings may be regarding the role government should play in our lives, there’s no disputing the fact that the pool and spa industry is facing more and more oversight on all levels — local, state and federal.