Current as of: 2009
Unless the context clearly requires otherwise the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter.
(1) "Water recreation facility" means any artificial basin or other structure containing water used or intended to be used for recreation, bathing, relaxation, or swimming, where body contact with the water occurs or is intended to occur and includes auxiliary buildings and appurtenances. The term includes, but is not limited to:
(a) Conventional swimming pools, wading pools, and spray pools;
(b) Recreational water contact facilities as defined in this chapter;
(c) Spa pools and tubs using hot water, cold water, mineral water, air induction, or hydrojets; and
(d) Any area designated for swimming in natural waters with artificial boundaries within the waters.
(2) "Recreational water contact facility" means an artificial water associated facility with design and operational features that provide patron recreational activity which is different from that associated with a conventional swimming pool and purposefully involves immersion of the body partially or totally in the water, and that includes but is not limited to, water slides, wave pools, and water lagoons.
(3) "Local health officer" means the health officer of the city, county, or city-county department or district or a representative authorized by the local health officer.
(4) "Secretary" means the secretary of health.
(5) "Person" means an individual, firm, partnership, co- partnership, corporation, company, association, club, government entity, or organization of any kind.
(6) "Department" means the department of health.
(7) "Board" means the state board of health.
[1991 c 3 § 352; 1987 c 222 § 2; 1986 c 236 § 2.]Prev | Next
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