SECTION 1. Section 206 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding after the fourth paragraph the following paragraph:-
Every public and semipublic outdoor inground swimming pool installed prior to January 1, 1998 shall be exempt from any regulation requiring a continuous walkway around the pool with a minimum width of four feet of unobstructed clear distance including a curb at the pool edge if such a curb is used; provided further that such pools shall be exempt from any regulation requiring continuous recirculation of the entire water supply so as to produce bubbles and shall be considered in compliance with this section so long as an appropriate amount of water has been filtered or circulated so as to maintain the clarity and cleanliness of the water.
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