Florida Senate - 2015                                     SB 324
       By Senator Diaz de la Portilla
       40-00518-15                                            2015324__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; requiring the
    4         Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to
    5         create a Take Stock in Children license plate;
    6         establishing an annual use fee for the plate;
    7         providing for the distribution of use fee revenues
    8         received from the sale of such plates; providing an
    9         effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Paragraph (iiii) is added to subsection (4) of
   14  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   15         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   16         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   17  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   18         (iiii) Take Stock in Children license plate, $25.
   19         Section 2. Subsection (87) is added to section 320.08058,
   20  Florida Statutes, to read:
   21         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   23         (a) Notwithstanding s. 45, chapter 2008-176, Laws of
   24  Florida, as amended by s. 45, chapter 2014-216, Laws of Florida,
   25  and s. 320.08053(1), the department shall develop a Take Stock
   26  in Children license plate as provided in s. 320.08053(2) and (3)
   27  and this section. The plate must bear the colors and design
   28  approved by the department. The word “Florida” must appear at
   29  the top of the plate, and the words “Take Stock in Children”
   30  must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   31         (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to the Take
   32  Stock in Children, Inc., principal office in this state to fund
   33  its activities, scholarship and mentoring programs, and
   34  projects. Take Stock in Children, Inc., shall retain all revenue
   35  from the annual use fees until all startup costs for developing
   36  and establishing the plate have been recovered. Thereafter, up
   37  to 15 percent of the annual use fee revenue may be used for
   38  promotion and marketing of the specialty license plate and cause
   39  and up to 10 percent of the annual use fee revenue may be used
   40  for administrative costs directly associated with the
   41  corporation’s programs and the specialty license plate.
   42         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.