Florida Senate - 2015 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. PCS (340976) for SB 7072 Ì6565447Î656544 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/21/2015 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Fiscal Policy (Bean) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 563 - 615 4 and insert: 5 (87) SAFE AND FREE FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES.- 6 (a) Notwithstanding s. 45, chapter 2008-176, Laws of 7 Florida, as amended by s. 21, chapter 2010-223 and s. 45, 8 chapter 2014-216, Laws of Florida, the department shall develop 9 a Safe and Free Florida license plate as provided in this 10 section and s. 320.08053. The word “Florida” must appear at the 11 top of the plate, and the words “End Human Trafficking” must 12 appear at the bottom of the plate. 13 (b) The department shall retain all annual use fees from 14 the sale of such plates until all startup costs for developing 15 and issuing the plates have been recovered. Thereafter, the 16 annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be distributed 17 to the Department of Legal Affairs, which: 18 1. May use up to 15 percent of the proceeds to promote and 19 market the license plate. 20 2. Shall establish a program to award grants to 21 nongovernmental organizations that shall use the awarded funds: 22 a. To provide for the material needs of sexually abused, 23 exploited, or trafficked victims, including, but not limited to, 24 clothing, housing, medical care, food, utilities, and 25 transportation. 26 b. For detoxification services. 27 c. For prenatal and postnatal care and to provide services 28 for infants awaiting placement with adoptive parents. 29 d. To purchase or lease real estate to facilitate a safe 30 house or a transitional care or recovery care center. 31 e. For counseling, training, awareness, and prevention 32 programs for sexually abused, exploited, or trafficked victims. 33 f. To provide emergency legal advocacy to sexually abused 34 or trafficked victims at a rate established by the Department of 35 Legal Affairs. 36 (c) The Department of Legal Affairs may not distribute 37 funds under paragraph (b) to any nongovernmental organization 38 that charges victims for services received through this funding. 39 An organization that receives the funds may not use the funds 40 for administrative or capital expenditures. Each organization 41 that receives funds must submit an annual attestation to the 42 Department of Legal Affairs no later than December 31. The 43 Department of Legal Affairs shall adopt and enforce rules to 44 implement this subsection.