Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida Ditchmen • January 2017 - Page 3

CONTENTS 4 7 8 GET TO KNOW YOUR LEGISLATOR Senator Kathleen Passidomo Q&A PRACTICE DAMAGE PREVENTION; PROTECT YOUR WALLET ARE YOU USING THE NEW FORM I-9, EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILTIY VERIFICATION? 4 11 13 14 16 24 26 28 30 31 37 SCRUTINY LAW PASSES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DOAH STRIKES ONEROUS PROPOSED RULE REQUIRING PUBLIC NOTIFCATION OF “REPORTABLE RELEASES” QUICK BITS NUCA OF FLORIDA 20 Letter to Secretary Stevenson NUCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA NUCA OF NORTH FLORIDA NUCA OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA NUCA OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SUCA UCA 7 NUCA of Florida is a non-profit trade association representing over 450 underground utility contractors, material and equipment suppliers, and manufacturers throughout the state of Florida. NUCA of Florida members are involved in water, sewer, gas, and telephone installations accomplished through open excavation or trenchless technology. Visit www.NucaOfFlorida.org to learn more. JANUARY 2017 • DITCHMEN 3