Florida Senate - 2020                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1/AD/2R         .                                
             03/05/2020 03:12 PM       .                                

       Senator Simmons moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (1) of
    6  section 569.003, Florida Statutes, as amended by SB 810 or
    7  similar legislation, 2020 Regular Session, are amended to read:
    8         569.003 Retail tobacco products dealer permits;
    9  application; qualifications; fees; renewal; duplicates.—
   10         (1)
   11         (b) Application for a permit must be made on a form
   12  furnished by the division and must set forth the name under
   13  which the applicant transacts or intends to transact business,
   14  the address of the location of the applicant’s place of business
   15  within the state, and any other information the division
   16  requires. If the applicant has or intends to have more than one
   17  place of business dealing in tobacco products within this state,
   18  a separate application must be made for each place of business.
   19  If the applicant is a firm or an association, the application
   20  must set forth the names and addresses of the persons
   21  constituting the firm or association; if the applicant is a
   22  corporation, the application must set forth the names and
   23  addresses of the principal officers of the corporation. The
   24  application must also set forth any other information prescribed
   25  by the division for the purpose of identifying the applicant
   26  firm, association, or corporation. The application must be
   27  signed and verified by oath or affirmation by the owner, if a
   28  sole proprietor, or, if the owner is a firm, association, or
   29  partnership, by the members or partners thereof, or, if the
   30  owner is a corporation, by an executive officer of the
   31  corporation or by any person authorized by the corporation to
   32  sign the application, together with the written evidence of this
   33  authority. The application for a permit to deal, at retail, in
   34  tobacco products described in s. 569.002(7)(a) must be
   35  accompanied by the annual permit fee prescribed by the division.
   36         (c) Permits shall be issued annually. The division shall
   37  fix the fee for a permit to deal, at retail, in tobacco products
   38  described in s. 569.002(7)(a), in an amount sufficient to meet
   39  the costs incurred by it in carrying out its permitting,
   40  enforcement, and administrative responsibilities under this
   41  chapter, but the fee may not exceed $50. The proceeds of the fee
   42  shall be deposited into the Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco Trust
   43  Fund.
   44         Section 2. This act shall take effect on the same date that
   45  SB 810 or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation
   46  is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension
   47  thereof and becomes a law.
   49  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   50  And the title is amended as follows:
   51         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   52  and insert:
   53                        A bill to be entitled                      
   54         An act relating to fees; amending s. 569.003, F.S.;
   55         requiring all applications for retail tobacco products
   56         dealer permits to be accompanied by an annual permit
   57         fee; providing a contingent effective date.