Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: NC/2R          .                                
             03/04/2016 05:51 PM       .                                

       Senator Evers moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 1081 and 1082
    4  insert:
    5         Section 23. Paragraph (ffff) is added to subsection (4) of
    6  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
    8         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
    9  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   10         (ffff) Support Special Needs Kids license plate, $25.
   11         Section 24. Subsection (66) of section 320.08058, Florida
   12  Statutes, is amended, and subsection (84) is added to that
   13  section, to read:
   14         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   15         (66) IN GOD WE TRUST LICENSE PLATES.—
   16         (a) The department shall develop an In God We Trust license
   17  plate as provided in this section. However, the requirements of
   18  s. 320.08053 must be met before the plates are issued. In God We
   19  Trust license plates must bear the colors and design approved by
   20  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
   21  plate, and the words “In God We Trust” must appear in the body
   22  of the plate.
   23         (b) The annual use fees from the plate shall be distributed
   24  as a charitable donation to the In God We Trust Foundation,
   25  Inc., which may use a maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds to
   26  offset marketing, administration, and promotion, and which may
   27  use the balance of the fees to address the needs of military
   28  service members and their spouses and dependents; provide
   29  education in public and private schools regarding the historical
   30  significance of religion in American and Florida history;
   31  provide educational grants in public and private schools;
   32  address the needs of public safety employees and their spouses
   33  and dependents; and foster self-reliance and stability in
   34  Florida’s children and families.
   35         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
   36  to the In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., to fund educational
   37  scholarships for the children of Florida residents who are
   38  members of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard,
   39  and the United States Armed Forces Reserve and for the children
   40  of public safety employees who have died in the line of duty who
   41  are not covered by existing state law. Funds shall also be
   42  distributed to other s. 501(c)(3) organizations that may apply
   43  for grants and scholarships and to provide educational grants to
   44  public and private schools to promote the historical and
   45  religious significance of American and Florida history. The In
   46  God We Trust Foundation, Inc., shall distribute the license
   47  plate annual use fees in the following manner:
   48         1. The In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., shall retain all
   49  revenues from the sale of such plates until all startup costs
   50  for developing and establishing the plate have been recovered.
   51         2. Ten percent of the funds received by the In God We Trust
   52  Foundation, Inc., shall be expended for administrative costs,
   53  promotion, and marketing of the license plate directly
   54  associated with the operations of the In God We Trust
   55  Foundation, Inc.
   56         3. All remaining funds shall be expended by the In God We
   57  Trust Foundation, Inc., for programs.
   59         (a) The department shall develop a Support Special Needs
   60  Kids license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053.
   61  The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
   62  words “Support Special Needs Kids” must appear at the bottom of
   63  the plate.
   64         (b) The department shall retain all annual use fees from
   65  the sale of the plate until startup costs for developing and
   66  issuing the plates have been recovered. Thereafter, the annual
   67  use fees from the sale of the plate shall be distributed to the
   68  Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., which:
   69         1. May use a maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds to
   70  promote and market the Support Special Needs Kids license plate.
   71         2. Shall invest and reinvest the remainder of the proceeds
   72  and use the interest thereon to assist Floridians with
   73  developmental and intellectual disabilities by funding
   74  scholarships, assisting with job placement, and promoting
   75  education, independence, and awareness.
   77  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   78  And the title is amended as follows:
   79         Delete line 129
   80  and insert:
   81         Legislature; amending s. 320.08056, F.S.; providing
   82         the annual use fee for the Support Special Needs Kids
   83         specialty license plate; amending s. 320.08058, F.S.;
   84         revising the distribution requirements for annual use
   85         fees for the In God We Trust specialty license plate;
   86         directing the department to develop the Support
   87         Special Needs Kids license plate; providing for the
   88         distribution of annual use fees received from the sale
   89         of such plates; providing effective dates.