Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7005, 2nd Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 4/F/2R          .                                
             05/01/2014 02:43 PM       .                                

       Senator Soto moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory amendment)
    3         Between lines 863 and 864
    4  insert:
    5         (67) IN GOD WE TRUST LICENSE PLATES.—
    6         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
    7  to the In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., to use to address the
    8  needs of currently serving military members, spouses, and their
    9  dependents based on the advice and comment of the military
   10  community; to address the needs of public safety employees and
   11  their families based on advice and comment of the public safety
   12  community; and for education in public and private schools
   13  regarding the historical significance of religion in fund
   14  educational scholarships for the children of Florida residents
   15  who are members of the United States Armed Forces, the National
   16  Guard, and the United States Armed Forces Reserve and for the
   17  children of public safety employees who have died in the line of
   18  duty who are not covered by existing state law. Funds shall also
   19  be distributed to other s. 501(c)(3) organizations that may
   20  apply for grants and scholarships and to provide educational
   21  grants to public and private schools to promote the historical
   22  and religious significance of American and Florida history. All
   23  of these uses may be accomplished through or with other
   24  501(c)(3) organizations, and all of these uses may include
   25  educational scholarships and grants. The In God We Trust
   26  Foundation, Inc., shall distribute the license plate annual use
   27  fees in the following manner:
   28         1. The In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., may shall retain
   29  all revenues from the sale of such plates until all startup
   30  costs for developing and establishing the plate have been
   31  recovered.
   32         2. Ten percent of the funds received by the In God We Trust
   33  Foundation, Inc., may shall be expended for administrative
   34  costs, promotion, and marketing of the license plate directly
   35  associated with the operations of the In God We Trust
   36  Foundation, Inc.
   37         3. All remaining funds may shall be expended by the In God
   38  We Trust Foundation, Inc., for programs.
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   42  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   43         Delete line 837
   44  and insert:
   45         Section 17. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (47),
   46  paragraph (b) of subsection (67), and