50-53-209. Cooperative agreements -- inspections. (1) The department may enter into cooperative agreements with local boards of health to authorize those boards to act as agents of the department and to conduct inspections of and enforce applicable statutes and department rules relating to public swimming pools and public bathing places within the jurisdictions of the respective boards.
(2) The department or a local board of health, pursuant to a cooperative agreement, shall annually conduct:
(a) at least one full facility inspection and one critical point inspection of each public swimming pool or public bathing place operated throughout the year; and
(b) at least one full facility inspection of each seasonal public swimming pool or public bathing place.
(3) The department shall enter into cooperative agreements with the department of fish, wildlife, and parks and other state agencies that operate public swimming pools or public bathing places to address the enforcement of this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter.