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Decisional Matter: Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (“VGB Act”) – Public Accommodations Facility, Final Interpretive Rule

Minutes of the Safety Commission Meeting including the Final Interpretive Rule. August 4, 2010.

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Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act; Interpretation of Unblockable Drain; Notice of revocation

CPSC is revoking its interpretation of the term “unblockable drain” as used in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (“VGB Act”). October 11, 2011.

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Letter from the General Counsel to the Florida Department of Health

Response to an inquiry about the preemptive effect of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act and whether the use of a gravity drainage system in a pool negates the need for compliance with the provisions of Sect. 1401(C)(1)(A)(i). May 6, 2008.

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Letter from the General Counsel to State Attorneys General

Letter to State Attorneys General alerting them that the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act becomes effective December 19, 2008, and advises them of the Act’s requirements. December 5, 2008.

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Letter from the General Counsel to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

Letter in response to inquiry from the IAAPA regarding various waterpark attractions in the waterpark industry, IAAPA’s experience with drain cover availability in the marketplace and certain jurisdictional issues. June 19, 2009.

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Letter from the General Counsel to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

Letter in response to an inquiry regarding various waterpark attractions in the waterpark industry and IAAPA’s experience with drain cover availability in the marketplace. July 7, 2009.

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Letter from the General Counsel to State Attorneys General

Letter in response to inquiry about the preemptive effect of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act and whether the use of a gravity drainage system in a public pool negates the need for compliance with the provisions of Sect. 1404(c)(1)(A)(i). July 8, 2009.

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Letter from the General Counsel to the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals

Letter in response to inquiry seeking guidance on whether the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act applies to vacuum line (or vacuum connection) covers. October 13, 2009.

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Study on Pool Alarm Reliability

CPSC staff evaluation of water disturbance alarms from May 2000.

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The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

Read the text or download the text of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

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