After January 1, 1970, swimming pools shall have equipment and shall be operated so as to comply with the minimum sanitary and safety requirements provided in section 71-4302. After such date no swimming pool shall operate until it has received a permit from the Department of Health and Human Services. Application for a permit to operate shall be submitted on forms provided by such department. Swimming pools constructed prior to January 1, 1970, which do not fully comply with the minimum sanitary and safety requirements as regards design and construction may be continued in use for such period as the department may authorize if the equipment and operation of such swimming pool comply with the minimum sanitary and safety requirements.
Laws 1969, c. 760, § 4, p. 2876; Laws 1996, LB 1044, § 671; Laws 2007, LB296, § 582.