2017 Tennessee Code
Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection
Chapter 14 - Hotels, Food Service Establishments and Swimming Pools
Part 8 - Katie Beth's Law [Pool Alarms]
§ 68-14-802. Part definitions.
- For purposes of this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
- (1) "Pool alarm" means a device which emits a sound of at least fifty decibels (50 dB) when a person or an object weighing fifteen pounds (15 lbs.) or more enters the water in a swimming pool, but shall not include swimming protection alarm devices designed for individual use, such as an alarm attached to a child that sounds when the child exceeds a certain distance or becomes submerged in water;
- (2) "Residential dwelling" means a one-family or two-family dwelling structure; and
- (3) "Swimming pool" means any structure that is intended for swimming or recreational bathing and contains water over thirty-six inches (36") deep, including, but not limited to, in-ground, aboveground, and on-ground swimming pools, hot tubs and nonportable spas.
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