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CHAPTER 130-H.F.No. 423 An act relating to health; exempting hot tubs on rental houseboats from regulation as public pools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.1222, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.1222, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 2d. [HOT TUBS ON RENTAL HOUSEBOATS.] (a) A hot water pool intended for seated recreational use, including a hot tub or whirlpool, that is located on a houseboat that is rented to the public is not a public pool and is exempt from the requirements for public pools under Minnesota Rules, chapter 4717. (b) A hot water pool under this subdivision must be conspicuously posted with the following notice to renters: "NOTICE This spa is exempt from state and local sanitary requirements that prevent disease transmission. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK This notice is required under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1222, subdivision 2d." [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor May 31, 2005 Signed by the governor June 1, 2005, 3:35 p.m.