Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1868
       By Senator Montford
       3-01046A-20                                           20201868__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to fees; amending s. 581.217, F.S;
    3         requiring applicants seeking to obtain or renew a
    4         license in the state hemp program to submit with each
    5         application a fee to be specified by rule of the
    6         Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services;
    7         limiting the amount of the fee; authorizing the
    8         department to waive the fee by rule; requiring fee
    9         proceeds to be deposited in a specified trust fund for
   10         the administration of the state hemp program;
   11         providing an effective date.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (5) of
   16  section 581.217, Florida Statutes, to read:
   17         581.217 State hemp program.—
   18         (5) LICENSURE.—
   19         (f) The department shall adopt by rule a fee, not to exceed
   20  $1,800, to be paid by the applicant for each application for a
   21  hemp license or hemp license renewal under this section. The
   22  department may waive payment of the fee by rule. The department
   23  shall deposit the fees collected pursuant to this paragraph in
   24  the General Inspection Trust Fund for the administration of this
   25  program.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.