Home > How-To > Codes > Batts Appointed to State Building Commission Codes Posted on: August 20, 2013 Batts Appointed to State Building Commission By Nate Traylor James Batts Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Jim Batts to the Florida Building Commission. Batts’ term began on Aug. 8 and will end on Nov. 21 ,2015. Batts is a member of the Florida Swimming Pool Association and owner of Batts Co. in Jacksonville Beach. About the Author Nate Traylor Nate Traylor joined Hanley Wood in 2013 as a senior editor of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International. He's written about Elvis Presley's pool, underwater hockey and how skateboarders may be the pool industry's last best hope. He lives in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter @n8traylor.