Florida Senate - 2021 SB 860 By Senator Garcia 37-01095-21 2021860__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to specialty license plates; amending 3 s. 320.08058, F.S.; directing the Department of 4 Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop a 5 Biscayne Bay license plate; providing for distribution 6 and use of fees collected from the sale of the plate; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (112) is added to section 320.08058, 12 Florida Statutes, to read: 13 320.08058 Specialty license plates.— 14 (112) BISCAYNE BAY LICENSE PLATES.— 15 (a) The department shall develop a Biscayne Bay license 16 plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate 17 must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The 18 word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the 19 words “Protect Biscayne Bay” must appear at the bottom of the 20 plate. 21 (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be 22 distributed to The Miami Foundation, Inc., a Florida nonprofit 23 corporation, to be used as follows: 24 1. Up to 10 percent of the fees may be used for promotion 25 and marketing of the license plate and for direct reimbursement 26 for administrative costs, startup costs, and costs incurred in 27 the development and approval process of the license plate. All 28 vendors associated with administrative costs shall be selected 29 by competitive bid. 30 2. The remaining fees shall be used to raise awareness and 31 support the mission and efforts of conserving Biscayne Bay. The 32 Miami Foundation Board of Trustees must approve and is 33 accountable for all such expenditures. 34 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2021.