Substitute Senate Bill No. 240
Public Act No. 16-75
AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REQUIREMENT FOR A FENCE AROUND A SPLASH PAD OR SPRAY PARK.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. Subdivision (4) of subsection (c) of section 19a-36 of the 2016 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2016):
(4) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, regulations governing the safety of public pools shall not require fences around (A) naturally formed ponds subsequently converted to public pool use, provided the converted ponds [(A)] (i) retain sloping sides common to natural ponds, and [(B)] (ii) are on property surrounded by a fence, or (B) a splash pad or spray park.
Approved June 1, 2016