Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 282 Ì188468\Î188468 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/22/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Community Affairs (Artiles) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Subsection (5) is added to section 323.002, 6 Florida Statutes, to read: 7 323.002 County and municipal wrecker operator systems; 8 penalties for operation outside of system.— 9 (5)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a county or 10 municipality may not adopt or maintain in effect an ordinance or 11 rule that imposes a charge, cost, expense, fine, fee, or 12 penalty, other than the reasonable costs of towing and storage 13 incurred by an authorized wrecker operator, on the registered 14 owner or lienholder of a vehicle removed and impounded by an 15 authorized wrecker operator under this chapter. 16 (b) A county or municipality may impose a reasonable fee or 17 charge for towing and storage expenses, not to exceed the 18 maximum rates approved by ordinance or rule under s. 125.0103 or 19 s. 166.043, on the legal owner of a vehicle if a county or 20 municipal law enforcement officer has caused the owner’s vehicle 21 to be towed to and impounded at a facility owned by the county 22 or municipality. 23 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017. 24 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 25 And the title is amended as follows: 26 Delete everything before the enacting clause 27 and insert: 28 A bill to be entitled 29 An act relating to towing and storage fees; amending 30 s. 323.002, F.S.; prohibiting counties and 31 municipalities from imposing additional charges, 32 costs, expenses, fines, fees, or penalties on a 33 registered owner or lienholder of a vehicle; providing 34 an exception; providing an effective date.