More stories about Legislation

  • Northeast Licensing Laws Move Forward

    The Northeast is continuing its movement toward industry-specific licensing with the introduction of a new state bill

  • A Father’s Love

    Derek Frechette has been called a fierce and tireless advocate for legislation to make summer camps in Massachusetts safer for young swimmers.

  • Arizona Energy Law Sparks Dissent

    Industry members, as well as the general public, are taking exception to Arizona’s new pool and spa energy standards.

  • How to Fight City Hall

    Business is tough throughout the country, but in parts of Georgia, things could be a whole lot worse.

  • Across the Nation

    Confronted with a historic drought, the Georgia pool and spa industry also was being plagued by water restrictions that differed from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

  • Protect Yourself Against Possible VGB-Act Liability

    The requirement to bring pools and spas into compliance with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety became effective more than a year ago.

  • Calif. Underground Economy Bill Vetoed

    On Sept. 30, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill written to curb illegal contracting in the pool and spa industry.

  • The Path to Redemption

    Several years ago, the Texas legislature considered requiring fences around virtually every man-made body of water.

  • NSPF Off to the Races

    A month after the contract was signed, the National Swimming Pool Foundation held the first of its educational training events on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

  • Access for All

    Though the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed 20 years ago, there’s been a lot of talk about it recently