Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (726940) for CS for SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/29/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Fiscal Policy (Bean) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 522 and 523
    4  insert:
    5         Section 10. Effective July 1, 2016, section 320.08053,
    6  Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         320.08053 Establishment of Requirements for requests to
    8  establish specialty license plates.—
    9         (1) If a specialty license plate requested by an
   10  organization is approved by law, the organization must submit
   11  the proposed art design for the specialty license plate to the
   12  department, in a medium prescribed by the department, as soon as
   13  practicable, but no later than 60 days after the act approving
   14  the specialty license plate becomes a law.
   15         (2)(a) Within 120 days following the specialty license
   16  plate becoming law, the department shall establish a method to
   17  issue a specialty license plate voucher to allow for the presale
   18  of the specialty license plate. The processing fee as prescribed
   19  in s. 320.08056, the service charge and branch fee as prescribed
   20  in s. 320.04, and the annual use fee as prescribed in s.
   21  320.08056 shall be charged for the voucher. All other applicable
   22  fees shall be charged at the time of issuance of the license
   23  plates.
   24         (b) Within 24 months after the presale specialty license
   25  plate voucher is established, the approved specialty license
   26  plate organization must record with the department a minimum of
   27  4,000 1,000 voucher sales before manufacture of the license
   28  plate may begin commence. If, at the conclusion of the 24-month
   29  presale period, the minimum sales requirement has requirements
   30  have not been met, the specialty plate is deauthorized and the
   31  department shall discontinue development of the plate and
   32  discontinue issuance of the presale vouchers. Upon
   33  deauthorization of the license plate, a purchaser of the license
   34  plate voucher may use the annual use fee collected as a credit
   35  towards any other specialty license plate or apply for a refund
   36  on a form prescribed by the department.
   37         Section 11. Effective July 1, 2018, paragraph (a) of
   38  subsection (8) of section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, is
   39  amended to read:
   40         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   41         (8)(a) The department must discontinue the issuance of an
   42  approved specialty license plate if the number of valid
   43  specialty plate registrations falls below 4,000 1,000 plates for
   44  at least 12 consecutive months. A warning letter shall be mailed
   45  to the sponsoring organization following the first month in
   46  which the total number of valid specialty plate registrations is
   47  below 4,000 1,000 plates. This paragraph does not apply to
   48  collegiate license plates established under s. 320.08058(3) or
   49  specialty license plates that have statutory eligibility
   50  limitations for purchase.
   51         Delete line 987
   52  and insert:
   53         Section 21. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this
   54  act, and except for this section, which shall take effect July
   55  1, 2016, this act shall take effect on October 1, 2016.
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   57  And the title is amended as follows:
   58         Delete line 50
   59  and insert:
   60         date; amending s. 320.08053, F.S.; revising presale
   61         requirements for issuance of a specialty plate;
   62         amending s. 320.08056, F.S.; revising conditions for
   63         discontinuing issuance of a specialty plate; providing
   64         an exception to the minimum requirements for certain
   65         specialty plates; amending s. 320.64, F.S.; revising
   66         provisions
   67         Delete lines 117 - 118
   68  and insert:
   69         a report to the Governor and Legislature; providing
   70         effective dates.