Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 284
       By Senator Baxley
       12-00274-17                                            2017284__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; directing the
    4         Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to
    5         develop a Ronald Reagan license plate; establishing an
    6         annual use fee for the plate; providing for
    7         distribution and use of fees collected from the sale
    8         of the plates; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Paragraph (ffff) is added to subsection (4) of
   13  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   14         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   15         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   16  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   17         (ffff)Ronald Reagan license plate, $25.
   18         Section 2. Subsection (84) is added to section 320.08058,
   19  Florida Statutes, to read:
   20         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   22         (a)The department shall develop a Ronald Reagan license
   23  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
   24  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
   25  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
   26  words “President Ronald Reagan” must appear at the bottom of the
   27  plate.
   28         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
   29  distributed to Florida Ronald Reagan Centennial, Inc., to be
   30  used as follows:
   31         1.Up to 15 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   32  administrative costs of the organization.
   33         2.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   34  promotion and marketing of the plate.
   35         3.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds shall be donated to the
   36  Florida National Guard Foundation.
   37         4.The remainder of the proceeds shall be used to fund
   38  activities, programs, and projects that educate Florida’s
   39  students and residents about the contributions of the nation’s
   40  40th President to the state and the United States and to support
   41  ongoing research of Alzheimer’s disease for the benefit of
   42  Florida residents and their families who suffer from the
   43  disease.
   44         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2017.