Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (304644) for CS for SB 1118
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/24/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Montford) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 734 and 735
    4  insert:
    5         Section 18. Section 501.977, Florida Statutes, is created
    6  to read:
    7         501.977 Installation of unsafe tires.—
    8         (1) A person in this state may not, for compensation,
    9  install tires on a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight
   10  rating of 10,000 pounds or less for use on public streets,
   11  roads, or highways if any of the following conditions exist:
   12         (a)Any area of the tire’s tread is worn to 2/32-inch tread
   13  depth or less.
   14         (b)Damage to the tire, including any cut, crack, bulge,
   15  puncture, scrape, or wear, that exposes the reinforcing plies of
   16  the tire.
   17         (c)The tire has been repaired in one or more of the
   18  following manners:
   19         1.A repair made in the tread shoulder or belt edge area of
   20  the tire.
   21         2.A puncture repair using a cured rubber stem or plug
   22  through to the outside of the tire instead of the puncture being
   23  patched or sealed on the inside of the tire.
   24         3.A repair to the sidewall or bead area of the tire.
   25         4.A repair of a puncture larger than one-fourth of an
   26  inch.
   27         (d)The tire shows evidence of a temporary tire sealant
   28  having been used without a subsequent proper repair.
   29         (e)The tire identification number has been defaced or
   30  removed.
   31         (f)The tire has inner liner or bead damage.
   32         (g)The tire shows evidence of internal separation, such as
   33  a bulge or an area of irregular tread wear.
   34         (2)A person who knowingly violates this section commits a
   35  deceptive and unfair trade practice actionable under the Florida
   36  Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act pursuant to part II of
   37  this chapter.
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   40  And the title is amended as follows:
   41         Delete line 123
   42  and insert:
   43         “paratransit”; creating s. 501.977, F.S.; prohibiting
   44         the installation, for compensation, of certain tires
   45         on specified motor vehicles; specifying what
   46         constitutes an unsafe used tire; providing that
   47         violations of the act are deceptive and unfair trade
   48         practices; authorizing the Secretary of