Florida Senate - 2013                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 618
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/18/2013           .                                

       The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Braynon)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 55 - 104
    4  and insert:
    5         (5)(a) Every full-service gasoline station offering self
    6  service at a lesser cost shall require an attendant employed by
    7  the station to dispense gasoline from the self-service portion
    8  of the station to any motor vehicle properly displaying an
    9  exemption parking permit as provided in s. 316.1958 or s.
   10  320.0848 or a license plate issued pursuant to s. 320.084, s.
   11  320.0842, s. 320.0843, or s. 320.0845 when the person to whom
   12  such permit has been issued is the operator of the vehicle and
   13  such service is requested. The station must have a telephone
   14  number that is operational and answered by an attendant during
   15  the hours the gasoline station is open to the public which a
   16  person can call to request assistance. If a request is made when
   17  a second attendant is not present, the gasoline station is not
   18  required to provide assistance, however, the attendant on duty
   19  must inform the person why assistance is not currently
   20  available. Such stations shall prominently display a decal no
   21  larger than 8 square inches on the front of all self-service
   22  pumps clearly stating the requirements of this subsection and
   23  the penalties applicable to violations of this subsection. The
   24  Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall enforce
   25  this requirement.
   26         (b) Every gasoline station shall prominently display on the
   27  front of each self-service gasoline pump a sign, decal, or
   28  sticker of at least 15 square inches printed on a blue
   29  background that clearly states:
   30         1. The telephone number for the gasoline station.
   31         2. The international symbol of accessibility (ISA).
   32         3. Wording such as “Call for Assistance” or “Assistance
   33  Available upon Request.”
   34         4. The hours that two attendants will be available to
   35  provide assistance at the gasoline station.
   36         5. The requirements of this subsection and the penalties
   37  applicable to violations of this subsection.
   38         (c)(b) Violation of this subsection paragraph (a) is a
   39  misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s.
   40  775.082 or s. 775.083. The Department of Agriculture and
   41  Consumer Services shall enforce this subsection.
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   44         And the title is amended as follows:
   45         Delete lines 5 - 9
   46  and insert:
   48         stations; requiring the gasoline station to have a
   49         telephone number that is operational and answered by
   50         an attendant during the hours the gasoline station is
   51         open; requiring certain signage at each self-service
   52         gasoline pump; providing for size and content of the
   53         signs; requiring an attendant to provide refueling
   54         assistance to a person with a permit or license plate
   55         issued under specified provisions; enhancing criminal
   56         penalties; requiring the Department of Agriculture and
   57         Consumer Services to enforce subsection (5);