Florida Senate - 2015 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 7072 Ì9184622Î918462 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Altman moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 1153 and 1154 4 insert: 5 Section 6. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section 6 320.0894, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 7 320.0894 Motor vehicle license plates to Gold Star family 8 members.—The department shall develop a special license plate 9 honoring the family members of servicemembers who have been 10 killed while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. 11 The license plate shall be officially designated as the Gold 12 Star license plate and shall be developed and issued as provided 13 in this section. 14 (4)(a)1.a. The Gold Star license plate shall be issued only 15 to family members of a servicemember who resided in Florida at 16 the time of the death of the servicemember. 17 b. Any family member, as defined in subparagraph 2., of a 18 servicemember killed while serving may be issued a Gold Star 19 license plate upon payment of the license tax and appropriate 20 fees as provided in paragraph (3)(a) without regard to the state 21 of residence of the servicemember. 22 2. To qualify for issuance of a Gold Star license plate, 23 the applicant must be directly related to a fallen servicemember 24 as spouse, legal mother or father,
orstepparent who is 25 currently married to the mother or father of the fallen 26 servicemember, sibling, half sibling, child, or stepchild. 27 3. A servicemember is deemed to have been killed while in 28 service as listed by the United States Department of Defense and 29 may be verified from documentation directly from the Department 30 of Defense or from its subordinate agencies, such as the Coast 31 Guard, Reserve, or National Guard. 32 33 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 34 And the title is amended as follows: 35 Delete lines 2 - 26 36 and insert: 37 An act relating to license plates; amending s. 38 320.08053, F.S., relating to requirements for requests 39 to establish a specialty license plate; deleting 40 application requirements; revising presale 41 requirements; providing an exception to the presale 42 requirements for certain specialty plates; amending s. 43 320.08056, F.S.; authorizing a request for a specialty 44 plate to be made annually to an authorized agent 45 serving on behalf of the Department of Highway Safety 46 and Motor Vehicles; deleting certain specialty license 47 plates from the list of license plates for which an 48 annual use fee must be collected; revising the minimum 49 requirements to continue issuance of certain specialty 50 plates; providing an exception to the minimum 51 requirements for certain specialty plates; conforming 52 cross-references; amending s. 320.08058, F.S.; 53 deleting specified specialty license plates; revising 54 provisions relating to specified specialty license 55 plates; conforming cross-references; amending ss. 56 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; directing the 57 Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to 58 develop certain specialty license plates; establishing 59 an annual use fee for the plates; providing for 60 distribution and use of fees collected from the sale 61 of the plates; amending s. 320.0894, F.S.; including 62 certain individuals as qualified for issuance of a 63 Gold Star license plate; providing effective dates.