More stories about Legislation

  • Visa Changes Have Managers Scrambling

    A proposed change to the way foreign workers who come to the United States under the J-1 Summer Work Travel visa program must be treated has some pool management companies scrambling to have the rules clarified before summer.

  • Top 10 News Stories for 2012

    Regulation, scandal and a provocative lifeguard video rounded out the year’s top three news stories for Aquatics International readers. But wranglings over the ADA dominated headlines.

  • Full Access?

    It was good news for the aquatics industry when the U.S. Department of Justice ruled to allow portable pool lifts this spring, but that turnaround represents only a fraction of the most recent Americans with Disabilities Act requirements

  • Smart Water

    In the past few years the aquatics industry has experienced an aggressive use of mandates (Virginia Graeme Baker Act, ADA compliance, APSP codes).

  • New Waterpark Standards In Development

    Behind every good waterpark is a good … waterpark code? That’s at least what a number of industry professionals might say who are working to develop new regulations.

  • California Lawmakers Strike Down Pool Bill

    California lawmakers have struck down AB 1726, a public health bill which would have required that public swimming pools be operated by a qualified (certified) pool operator.

  • States Face New Laws

    Lawmakers in South Carolina and Florida have passed new pool regulations that will impact staffing and construction.

  • Affordable Care Act:What Does It Mean for You?

    Last month’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act paves the way for health care reform to move forward.

  • Did Aquatics Really Get a Pass on ADA?

    Operators now have more answers regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act compliance requirements.

  • Experts: Drain Deadline Extension Not Full Solution

    Most experts are applauding the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s yearlong deadline extension for mandated unblockable drain retrofits.