BILL: CS/CS/SB’s 2086 & 2498
Section 450.33(8), F.S., requires that a person acting as a farm labor contractor must file, within such time as the department may prescribe,17 a set of his or her fingerprints.
Mold Assessors and Remediators Part XVI of Chapter 468, F.S., provides requirements for the licensure and regulation of mold assessment and remediation.
Section 468.8411(3), F.S., defines “mold assessment” to mean:
a process performed by a mold assessor that includes the physical sampling and detailed evaluation of data obtained from a building history and inspection to formulate an initial hypothesis about the origin, identity, location, and extent of amplification of mold growth of greater than 10 square feet.
Section 468.8411(4), F.S., defines “mold assessor” to mean “any person who performs or directly supervises a mold assessment.”
Section 468.8411(5), F.S., defines “mold remediation” to mean:
the removal, cleaning, sanitizing, demolition, or other treatment, including preventive activities, of mold or mold-contaminated matter of greater than 10 square feet that was not purposely grown at that location; however, such removal, cleaning, sanitizing, demolition, or other treatment, including preventive activities, may not be work that requires a license under chapter 489 unless performed by a person who is licensed under that chapter or the work complies with that chapter.
Section 468.8411(6), F.S., defines “mold remediator” to mean any person who performs mold remediation. The definition also provides that a mold remediator may not perform any work that requires a license under ch. 489, F.S., unless the mold remediator is also licensed under that chapter or complies with that chapter.
Section 468.841, F.S., provides the following exemptions from regulation and licensure under part XVI of ch. 468, F.S.:
A residential property owner who performs mold assessment on his or her own property.
A person who performs mold assessment on property owned or leased by that person, the person’s employer, or an affiliate of the employer as long as the persons are not engaging in the business of performing mold assessment for the public.
A full-time employee engaged in routine maintenance of public and private buildings, structures, and facilities, which does not otherwise hold him/her out for hire.
Employees of mold assessors and remediators while directly supervised by the mold assessor or remediator.
17 Rule 61L-1.004(4), F.A.C., requires that applicants for the issuance or renewal of a certificate must submit a fingerprint identification card (Form FD-258), and that applicants for renewal must submit the card every three years after the initial application.