Florida Senate - 2011 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 1363, 1st Eng. Barcode 765154 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD . 05/03/2011 08:31 AM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Gardiner moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 223 and 224 4 insert: 5 Section 2. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (4) of 6 section 206.41, Florida Statutes, to read: 7 206.41 State taxes imposed on motor fuel.— 8 (4) 9 (f) The portion of the tax imposed by paragraph (1)(g) 10 which results from the collection of such taxes paid by a county 11 sheriff on motor fuel or diesel fuel for use in a motor vehicle 12 operated by the county sheriff shall be returned to the county 13 sheriff for use by the county sheriff to offset the cost of 14 motor fuel and diesel fuel to the county sheriff. A county 15 sheriff, when licensed as a local government user, is entitled 16 to take a credit on the monthly diesel fuel tax return not to 17 exceed the tax imposed under paragraphs (1)(b) and (g) on those 18 gallons that would otherwise be eligible for refund. 19 Section 3. Section 206.625, Florida Statutes, is amended to 20 read: 21 206.625 Return of tax to municipalities, counties,
and22 school districts, and county sheriffs.— 23 (1) Those portions of the county fuel tax imposed by s. 24 206.41(1)(b) which result from the collection of such tax paid 25 by a municipality or county on motor fuel for use in a motor 26 vehicle operated by it shall be returned to the governing body 27 of each such municipality or county according to the 28 administrative procedures in s. 206.41 for the construction, 29 reconstruction, and maintenance of roads and streets within the 30 respective municipality or county. 31 (2) Those portions of the county fuel tax imposed by s. 32 206.41(1)(b) which result from the collection of such tax paid 33 by a school district, or by a private contractor operating 34 school buses for a school district, on motor fuel for use in a 35 motor vehicle operated by such district or private contractor 36 shall be returned to the governing body of each such school 37 district according to the administrative procedures in s. 206.41 38 to be used to fund construction, reconstruction, and maintenance 39 of roads and streets within the school district required as a 40 result of new school construction or renovation of existing 41 schools. The school board shall select the projects to be 42 funded; however, first priority shall be given to projects 43 required as the result of new school construction, unless a 44 waiver is granted by the affected county or municipal 45 government. 46 (3) Those portions of the county fuel tax imposed by s. 47 206.41(1)(b) which result from the collection of such tax paid 48 by a county sheriff on motor fuel for use in a motor vehicle 49 operated by the county sheriff shall be returned to the county 50 sheriff to offset the cost of motor fuel to the county sheriff. 51 52 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 53 And the title is amended as follows: 54 55 Delete line 6 56 and insert: 57 58 requirement for legislative ratification; amending s. 59 206.41, F.S.; requiring that the portion of the tax 60 paid by a county sheriff on motor fuel or diesel fuel 61 for use in motor vehicles operated by the county 62 sheriff be returned to the sheriff to offset the costs 63 of motor and diesel fuel; providing for a credit on 64 the monthly diesel fuel tax return; amending s. 65 206.625, F.S.; requiring that the motor fuel tax paid 66 by a county sheriff for motor fuel used in motor 67 vehicles operated by the county sheriff be returned to 68 the sheriff to offset the cost of motor fuel paid by 69 the sheriff; amending s.