Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1734
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/04/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and
       Domestic Security (Rouson) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 9 and 10
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. 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) Florida Native license plate, $25.
   11         Section 2. Subsection (84) is added to section 320.08058,
   12  Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   15         (a) The department shall develop a Florida Native license
   16  plate as provided in s. 320.08053 and this section. The word
   17  “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the word
   18  “Native” must appear at the bottom of the plate. The plate must
   19  contain a camouflage background that includes leaves, flowers,
   20  or fronds of a minimum of 12 different Florida native plants.
   21         (b)1. The department shall retain all annual use fees from
   22  the sale of the plate until all startup costs for developing and
   23  issuing the plate have been recovered.
   24         2. Thereafter, the annual use fees from the sale of the
   25  plate shall be distributed to Florida Native Plant Society, a
   26  Florida nonprofit corporation, which may use a maximum of 10
   27  percent of such fees for administrative costs and a maximum of
   28  20 percent to market and promote the plate. The balance of the
   29  fees shall be used by Florida Native Plant Society to fulfill
   30  the mission of the Florida Native Plant Society. Of this balance
   31  of the fees, a minimum of 25 percent may be used for
   32  maintaining, improving, or restoring public native species and
   33  hunting and fishing habitats, and 25 percent may be used for
   34  promoting the cultivation of Florida’s agricultural products
   35  through the preservation of native non-crop plants to provide
   36  habitats for pollinators and natural enemies to plant pests and
   37  to provide pollen and nectar and undisturbed habitat for bee
   38  nesting throughout the growing season.
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete line 2
   43  and insert:
   44         An act relating to license plates; amending s.
   45         320.08056, F.S.; providing an annual use fee for the
   46         Florida Native license plate; amending s. 320.08058,
   47         F.S.; directing the Department of Highway Safety and
   48         Motor Vehicles to develop the Florida Native license
   49         plate; providing for distribution and use of the fees
   50         collected from the sale of the plate; amending s.