Florida Senate - 2010 SB 508
By Senator Wise
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to electrical and alarm system
3 contracting; amending s. 489.537, F.S.; requiring that
4 an electrical journeyman be present on any industrial
5 or commercial new construction site when certain
6 electrical work is being performed; providing an
7 effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subsection (3) of section
12 489.537, Florida Statutes, is amended, and subsection (10) is
13 added to that section, to read:
14 489.537 Application of this part.—
15 (3) Nothing in this act limits the power of a municipality
16 or county:
(f) To require that one electrical journeyman, who is a
18 graduate of the Institute of Applied Technology in Construction
19 Excellence or licensed pursuant to s. 489.5335 , be present on an
20 industrial or commercial new construction site with a facility
21 of 50,000 gross square feet or more when electrical work in
22 excess of 77 volts is being performed in order to supervise or
23 perform such work, except as provided in s. 489.503 .
24 (10) At least one electrical journeyman who is licensed
25 pursuant to s. 489.5335 must be present on an industrial or
26 commercial new construction site when electrical work in excess
27 of 77 volts is being performed in order to supervise or perform
28 such work, except as provided in s. 489.503.
29 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.