Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 1086 By the Committee on Infrastructure and Security; and Senator Diaz 596-02447-20 20201086c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to vehicle and vessel registration 3 data and functionality; amending ss. 320.03 and 4 328.73, F.S.; requiring the Department of Highway 5 Safety and Motor Vehicles to provide tax collectors 6 and their approved agents and vendors with real-time 7 access to certain vehicle and vessel registration data 8 and functionality in the same manner as provided to 9 other third parties; providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of section 14 320.03, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 15 320.03 Registration; duties of tax collectors; 16 International Registration Plan.— 17 (4) 18 (b) The Florida Real Time Vehicle Information System shall 19 be installed in every tax collector’s and license tag agent’s 20 office in accordance with a schedule established by the 21 department in consultation with the tax collectors and 22 contingent upon funds being made available for the system by the 23 state. For the purpose of enhancing customer services provided 24 by tax collectors on behalf of the department, the department 25 shall provide tax collectors and their approved agents and 26 vendors with real-time access to the same data and functionality 27 that all other third parties receive from the department related 28 to motor vehicle and mobile home registration certificates, 29 registration license plates, and validation stickers, including, 30 but not limited to, each applicant’s current residential address 31 and each applicant’s current electronic mail address collected 32 pursuant to s. 320.95. 33 Section 2. Subsection (1) of section 328.73, Florida 34 Statutes, is amended to read: 35 328.73 Registration; duties of tax collectors.— 36 (1) The tax collectors in the counties of the state, as 37 authorized agents of the department, shall issue registration 38 certificates and vessel numbers and decals to applicants, 39 subject to the requirements of law and in accordance with rules 40 of the department. For the purpose of enhancing customer 41 services provided by tax collectors on behalf of the department, 42 the department shall provide tax collectors and their approved 43 agents and vendors with real-time access to the same data and 44 functionality that all other third parties receive from the 45 department related to vessel registration certificates and 46 vessel numbers and decals, including, but not limited to, each 47 applicant’s current residential address and each applicant’s 48 current electronic mail address collected pursuant to s. 328.30. 49 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.