71-4305. Department of Health and Human Services; inspection; records; owners and operators; fees; exception.

(1) The Department of Health and Human Services shall make at least one inspection every year of each swimming pool to determine that such swimming pool complies with the minimum sanitary and safety requirements.

(2) The owner and operator of any swimming pool shall submit such operation and analytical records as may be requested at any time by the department to determine the sanitary and safety condition of the swimming pool.

(3) The department shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations which classify swimming pools on the basis of criteria deemed appropriate by the department. The department shall charge engineering firms, swimming pool owners, and other appropriate parties fees established by rules and regulations for the review of plans and specifications of a swimming pool, the issuance of a license or permit, the inspection of a swimming pool, and any other services rendered at a rate which defrays no more than the actual cost of the services provided. All fees shall be paid as a condition of annual renewal of licensure or of continuance of licensure. All fees collected under this subsection shall be remitted to the State Treasurer for credit to the Health and Human Services Cash Fund. The department shall not charge a municipal corporation an inspection fee for an inspection of a swimming pool owned by such municipal corporation.

(4) The department shall establish and collect fees for certificates of competency for swimming pool operators as provided in sections 38-151 to 38-157.

Source:Laws 1969, c. 760, § 5, p. 2876; Laws 1973, LB 583, § 12; Laws 1976, LB 440, § 1; Laws 1978, LB 812, § 2; Laws 1983, LB 617, § 23; Laws 1986, LB 1047, § 5; Laws 1996, LB 1044, § 672; Laws 2002, LB 1021, § 83; Laws 2003, LB 242, § 123; Laws 2007, LB296, § 583; Laws 2007, LB463, § 1217.