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H.R.4256 Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 09, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.

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  • 20% of users support H.R.4256

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    • American Hotel and Lodging Association

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    • American Resort Development Association

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    • Greater Corpus Christi Hospitality Association ›› Greater Corpus ... - May 19, 2012 by Shital Patel - ... and a one-year compliance deadline. The House companion bill, H.R. 4256, was introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.). We are currently urging other Congressional leaders to cosponsor this bill. Bottom line ...

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      As noted by Shital Patel on May 19, 2012, "... and a one-year compliance deadline. The House companion bill, H.R. 4256, was introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.). We are currently urging other Congressional leaders to cosponsor this bill. Bottom line ..." (/url?q=http://www.gccha.org/2012/05/18/pool-lift-compliance-deadline-extended-to-january-31st/&sa=U&ei=oMS3T7jEJoyasgLgxciLDA&ved=0CDQQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNFUmJw9UFGoPaU0AaYplbZElL3KRQ)
    • News: Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs | May 2012 - May 09, 2012 by http://www.aquaticsintl.com/ - H.R. 4256 has 26 original co-sponsors, including Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul (R-Texas) and Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark). Earlier in the month, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) proposed congressional bill (S. 2186) with co-sponsors Lindsey Graham (R-S.

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      As noted by http://www.aquaticsintl.com/ on May 09, 2012, "H.R. 4256 has 26 original co-sponsors, including Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul (R-Texas) and Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark). Earlier in the month, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) proposed congressional bill (S. 2186) with co-sponsors Lindsey Graham (R-S." (/url?q=http://www.aquaticsintl.com/2012/jun/1206n_congress.html&sa=U&ei=R_PJT47XBo-J2AX8k-DZCw&ved=0CE0QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGKokjGyjsyB8_278Oh5Hhfqk22Lg)
    • News: Congress Takes Aim at ADA Pool Regs | May 2012 - May 09, 2012 by http://www.aquaticsintl.com/ - H.R. 4256 has 26 original co-sponsors, including Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul (R-Texas) and Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark). Earlier in the month, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) proposed congressional bill (S. 2186) with co-sponsors Lindsey Graham (R-S.

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      As noted by http://www.aquaticsintl.com/ on May 09, 2012, "H.R. 4256 has 26 original co-sponsors, including Rep. Ronald “Ron” Paul (R-Texas) and Rep. Mike Ross (D-Ark). Earlier in the month, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) proposed congressional bill (S. 2186) with co-sponsors Lindsey Graham (R-S." (/url?q=http://www.aquaticsintl.com/2012/jun/1206n_congress.html&sa=U&ei=_SnGT4LvD8Ts2QWu9M3JAQ&ved=0CE4QmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHt-KA6g6khau8qnytdGOZ9s2u3vA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • ADA rules for swimming pools lifts criticized - May 04, 2012 by Examiner - The subcommittee is considering the Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act (H.R. 4256), which would delay enforcement of the rules for a year. It would also allow pool operators to use portable lifts, even if they have to ...

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      As noted by Examiner on May 04, 2012, "The subcommittee is considering the Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act (H.R. 4256), which would delay enforcement of the rules for a year. It would also allow pool operators to use portable lifts, even if they have to ..." (http://www.examiner.com/article/ada-rules-for-swimming-pools-lifts-criticized)
    • AH&LA supports pool lift legislation - March 28, 2012 by TravelDailyNews.com - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) announced support for bipartisan pool lift legislation (H.R. 4256) introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) titled, "Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act." The bill has 26 ...

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      As noted by TravelDailyNews.com on March 28, 2012, "The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) announced support for bipartisan pool lift legislation (H.R. 4256) introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) titled, "Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act." The bill has 26 ..." (http://www.traveldailynews.com/pages/show_page/48496-AH&LA-supports-pool-lift-legislation)
    • AH&LA Supports Pool Lift Legislation - March 27, 2012 by Hotel Interactive Network - The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced support for bipartisan pool lift legislation (H.R. 4256) introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) titled, ‘‘Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act.’’

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      As noted by Hotel Interactive Network on March 27, 2012, "The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced support for bipartisan pool lift legislation (H.R. 4256) introduced by Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) titled, ‘‘Pool Safety and Accessibility for Everyone (Pool SAFE) Act.’’" (http://www.hotelinteractive.com/article.aspx?articleid=24654)
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