Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7061, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/3R          .                                
             03/11/2016 10:24 AM       .                                

       Senator Bradley moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (691108) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 941 and 942
    5  insert:
    6         Section 13. Paragraphs (ffff), (gggg), and (hhhh) are added
    7  to subsection (4) of section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to
    8  read:
    9         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   10         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   11  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   12         (ffff) Jacksonville Armada Football Club license plate,
   13  $25.
   14         (gggg) Orlando City Soccer Club license plate, $25.
   15         (hhhh) Support Special Needs Kids license plate, $25.
   16         Section 14. Subsection (9) of section 320.08058, Florida
   17  Statutes, is amended, and subsections (84), (85), and (86) are
   18  added to that section, to read:
   19         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   21         (a) The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
   22  shall develop a Florida Professional Sports Team license plate
   23  as provided in this section for Major League Baseball, National
   24  Basketball Association, National Football League, Arena Football
   25  League, National Hockey League, and Major League Soccer, and
   26  North American Soccer League teams domiciled in this state.
   27  However, any Florida Professional Sports Team license plate
   28  created or established after January 1, 1997, must comply with
   29  the requirements of s. 320.08053 and be specifically authorized
   30  by an act of the Legislature. Florida Professional Sports Team
   31  license plates must bear the colors and design approved by the
   32  department and must include the official league or team logo, or
   33  both, as appropriate for each team. The word “Florida” must
   34  appear at the top of the plate.
   35         (b) The license plate annual use fees are to be annually
   36  distributed as follows:
   37         1. Fifty-five percent of the proceeds from the Florida
   38  Professional Sports Team plate must be deposited into the
   39  Professional Sports Development Trust Fund within the Department
   40  of Economic Opportunity. These funds must be used solely to
   41  attract and support major sports events in this state. As used
   42  in this subparagraph, the term “major sports events” means, but
   43  is not limited to, championship or all-star contests of Major
   44  League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the
   45  National Football League, the National Hockey League, Major
   46  League Soccer, the North American Soccer League, the men’s and
   47  women’s National Collegiate Athletic Association Final Four
   48  basketball championship, or a horseracing or dogracing Breeders’
   49  Cup. All funds must be used to support and promote major
   50  sporting events, and the uses must be approved by the Department
   51  of Economic Opportunity.
   52         2. The remaining proceeds of the Florida Professional
   53  Sports Team license plate must be allocated to Enterprise
   54  Florida, Inc. These funds must be deposited into the
   55  Professional Sports Development Trust Fund within the Department
   56  of Economic Opportunity. These funds must be used by Enterprise
   57  Florida, Inc., to promote the economic development of the sports
   58  industry; to distribute licensing and royalty fees to
   59  participating professional sports teams; to promote education
   60  programs in Florida schools that provide an awareness of the
   61  benefits of physical activity and nutrition standards; to
   62  partner with the Department of Education and the Department of
   63  Health to develop a program that recognizes schools whose
   64  students demonstrate excellent physical fitness or fitness
   65  improvement; to institute a grant program for communities
   66  bidding on minor sporting events that create an economic impact
   67  for the state; to distribute funds to Florida-based charities
   68  designated by Enterprise Florida, Inc., and the participating
   69  professional sports teams; and to fulfill the sports promotion
   70  responsibilities of the Department of Economic Opportunity.
   71         3. Enterprise Florida, Inc., shall provide an annual
   72  financial audit in accordance with s. 215.981 of its financial
   73  accounts and records by an independent certified public
   74  accountant pursuant to the contract established by the
   75  Department of Economic Opportunity. The auditor shall submit the
   76  audit report to the Department of Economic Opportunity for
   77  review and approval. If the audit report is approved, the
   78  Department of Economic Opportunity shall certify the audit
   79  report to the Auditor General for review.
   80         4. Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraphs 1. and
   81  2., proceeds from the Professional Sports Development Trust Fund
   82  may also be used for operational expenses of Enterprise Florida,
   83  Inc., and financial support of the Sunshine State Games.
   85  department shall develop a Jacksonville Armada Football Club
   86  license plate as provided in subsection (9).
   88  department shall develop an Orlando City Soccer Club license
   89  plate as provided in subsection (9).
   91         (a) The department shall develop a Support Special Needs
   92  Kids license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053.
   93  The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
   94  words “Support Special Needs Kids” must appear at the bottom of
   95  the plate.
   96         (b) The department shall retain all annual use fees from
   97  the sale of the plate until startup costs for developing and
   98  issuing the plates have been recovered. Thereafter, the annual
   99  use fees from the sale of the plate shall be distributed to the
  100  Dan Marino Foundation, Inc., which:
  101         1. May use a maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds to
  102  promote and market the Support Special Needs Kids license plate.
  103         2. Shall invest and reinvest the remainder of the proceeds
  104  and use the interest thereon to assist Floridians with
  105  developmental and intellectual disabilities by funding
  106  scholarships, assisting with job placement, and promoting
  107  education, independence, and awareness.
  109  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
  110  And the title is amended as follows:
  111         Delete line 3191
  112  and insert:
  113         for the request; amending s. 320.08056, F.S.;
  114         establishing annual use fees for certain specialty
  115         license plates; amending s. 320.08058, F.S.; requiring
  116         the department to develop a license plate for North
  117         American Soccer League teams; directing the department
  118         to develop certain specialty license plates; providing
  119         for distribution and use of fees collected from the
  120         sale of the plates; amending s. 320.525, F.S.;
  121         revising