Bill Text: FL S1104 | 2019 | Regular Session | Comm Sub


Bill Title: License Plates

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)

Status: (Failed) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations [S1104 Detail]

Download: Florida-2019-S1104-Comm_Sub.html
       Florida Senate - 2019                             CS for SB 1104
       
       
        
       By the Committee on Infrastructure and Security; and Senator
       Bean
       
       
       
       
       596-03784-19                                          20191104c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to license plates; amending s. 320.06,
    3         F.S.; providing an exception to a design requirement
    4         for dealer license plates; amending s. 320.0657, F.S.;
    5         providing an exception to a design requirement for
    6         fleet license plates; authorizing fleet companies to
    7         purchase specialty license plates in lieu of standard
    8         fleet license plates; requiring fleet companies to be
    9         responsible for certain costs; amending s. 320.08,
   10         F.S.; authorizing dealers to purchase specialty
   11         license plates in lieu of standard graphic dealer
   12         license plates; requiring dealers to be responsible
   13         for certain costs; amending s. 320.08053, F.S.;
   14         revising requirements for presale and issuance of
   15         specialty license plates; amending s. 320.08056, F.S.;
   16         allowing the Department of Highway Safety and Motor
   17         Vehicles to authorize dealer and fleet specialty
   18         license plates; providing requirements for such
   19         plates; making technical changes; deleting fees
   20         relating to the American Red Cross, Donate Organs-Pass
   21         It On, St. Johns River, and Hispanic Achievers license
   22         plates to conform to changes made by the act; revising
   23         provisions for discontinuing issuance of a specialty
   24         license plate; conforming cross-references;
   25         prohibiting use fees received by any entity from being
   26         used for certain purposes; requiring certain
   27         organizations to establish endowments based in this
   28         state for providing scholarships to Florida residents
   29         and to provide documentation of consent to use certain
   30         images; revising, as of a specified date, the
   31         criteria, procedures, and exceptions under which the
   32         department discontinues the issuance of an approved
   33         specialty license plate; revising applicability;
   34         amending s. 320.08058, F.S.; revising the design of
   35         the Special Olympics Florida license plate; deleting
   36         provisions requiring the department to develop the
   37         American Red Cross license plate; revising the
   38         authorized use of proceeds from the sale of the Live
   39         the Dream license plate; deleting provisions requiring
   40         the department to develop the Donate Organs-Pass It On
   41         license plate; revising the design of the Lighthouse
   42         Association license plate; revising the authorized use
   43         of proceeds from the sale of the In God We Trust
   44         license plate; deleting provisions requiring the
   45         department to develop the St. Johns River and Hispanic
   46         Achievers license plate; revising the distribution of
   47         proceeds from the sale of the Fallen Law Enforcement
   48         Officers license plate; requiring the department to
   49         develop certain specialty license plates; providing
   50         for distribution and use of fees collected from the
   51         sale of such plates; amending s. 320.08062, F.S.;
   52         directing the department to audit certain
   53         organizations that receive funds from the sale of
   54         specialty license plates; amending s. 320.08068, F.S.;
   55         requiring distribution of a specified percentage of
   56         motorcycle specialty license plate annual use fees to
   57         Preserve Vision Florida; creating s. 320.0875, F.S.;
   58         providing for a special motorcycle license plate to be
   59         issued to a recipient of the Purple Heart; providing
   60         requirements for the plate; amending s. 320.089, F.S.;
   61         providing for a special license plate to be issued to
   62         a recipient of the Bronze Star; providing for
   63         distribution of certain annual use fees withheld by
   64         the department; providing contingent effective dates.
   65          
   66  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   67  
   68         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of section
   69  320.06, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   70         320.06 Registration certificates, license plates, and
   71  validation stickers generally.—
   72         (3)(a) Registration license plates must be made of metal
   73  specially treated with a retroreflection material, as specified
   74  by the department. The registration license plate is designed to
   75  increase nighttime visibility and legibility and must be at
   76  least 6 inches wide and not less than 12 inches in length,
   77  unless a plate with reduced dimensions is deemed necessary by
   78  the department to accommodate motorcycles, mopeds, or similar
   79  smaller vehicles. Validation stickers must also be treated with
   80  a retroreflection material, must be of such size as specified by
   81  the department, and must adhere to the license plate. The
   82  registration license plate must be imprinted with a combination
   83  of bold letters and numerals or numerals, not to exceed seven
   84  digits, to identify the registration license plate number. The
   85  license plate must be imprinted with the word “Florida” at the
   86  top and the name of the county in which it is sold, the state
   87  motto, or the words “Sunshine State” at the bottom. Apportioned
   88  license plates must have the word “Apportioned” at the bottom
   89  and license plates issued for vehicles taxed under s.
   90  320.08(3)(d), (4)(m) or (n), (5)(b) or (c), or (14) must have
   91  the word “Restricted” at the bottom. License plates issued for
   92  vehicles taxed under s. 320.08(12) must be imprinted with the
   93  word “Florida” at the top and the word “Dealer” at the bottom
   94  unless the license plate is a specialty license plate as
   95  authorized in s. 320.08056. Manufacturer license plates issued
   96  for vehicles taxed under s. 320.08(12) must be imprinted with
   97  the word “Florida” at the top and the word “Manufacturer” at the
   98  bottom. License plates issued for vehicles taxed under s.
   99  320.08(5)(d) or (e) must be imprinted with the word “Wrecker” at
  100  the bottom. Any county may, upon majority vote of the county
  101  commission, elect to have the county name removed from the
  102  license plates sold in that county. The state motto or the words
  103  “Sunshine State” shall be printed in lieu thereof. A license
  104  plate issued for a vehicle taxed under s. 320.08(6) may not be
  105  assigned a registration license number, or be issued with any
  106  other distinctive character or designation, that distinguishes
  107  the motor vehicle as a for-hire motor vehicle.
  108         Section 2. Paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section
  109  320.0657, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
  110         320.0657 Permanent registration; fleet license plates.—
  111         (2)
  112         (b) The plates, which shall be of a distinctive color,
  113  shall have the word “Fleet” appearing at the bottom and the word
  114  “Florida” appearing at the top unless the license plate is a
  115  specialty license plate as authorized in s. 320.08056. The
  116  plates shall conform in all respects to the provisions of this
  117  chapter, except as specified herein. For additional fees as set
  118  forth in s. 320.08056, fleet companies may purchase specialty
  119  license plates in lieu of the standard fleet license plates.
  120  Fleet companies shall be responsible for all costs associated
  121  with the specialty license plate, including all annual use fees,
  122  processing fees, fees associated with switching license plate
  123  types, and any other applicable fees.
  124         Section 3. Subsection (12) of section 320.08, Florida
  125  Statutes, is amended to read:
  126         320.08 License taxes.—Except as otherwise provided herein,
  127  there are hereby levied and imposed annual license taxes for the
  128  operation of motor vehicles, mopeds, motorized bicycles as
  129  defined in s. 316.003(4), tri-vehicles as defined in s. 316.003,
  130  and mobile homes as defined in s. 320.01, which shall be paid to
  131  and collected by the department or its agent upon the
  132  registration or renewal of registration of the following:
  133         (12) DEALER AND MANUFACTURER LICENSE PLATES.—A franchised
  134  motor vehicle dealer, independent motor vehicle dealer, marine
  135  boat trailer dealer, or mobile home dealer and manufacturer
  136  license plate: $17 flat, of which $4.50 shall be deposited into
  137  the General Revenue Fund. For additional fees as set forth in s.
  138  320.08056, fleet companies may purchase specialty license plates
  139  in lieu of the standard fleet license plates. Fleet companies
  140  shall be responsible for all costs associated with the specialty
  141  license plate, including all annual use fees, processing fees,
  142  fees associated with switching license plate types, and any
  143  other applicable fees.
  144         Section 4. Section 320.08053, Florida Statutes, is amended
  145  to read:
  146         320.08053 Establishment of Requirements for requests to
  147  establish specialty license plates.—
  148         (1) If a specialty license plate requested by an
  149  organization is approved by law, the organization must submit
  150  the proposed art design for the specialty license plate to the
  151  department, in a medium prescribed by the department, as soon as
  152  practicable, but no later than 60 days after the act approving
  153  the specialty license plate becomes a law.
  154         (2)(a) Within 120 days after following the specialty
  155  license plate becomes becoming law, the department shall
  156  establish a method to issue a specialty license plate voucher to
  157  allow for the presale of the specialty license plate. The
  158  processing fee as prescribed in s. 320.08056, the service charge
  159  and branch fee as prescribed in s. 320.04, and the annual use
  160  fee as prescribed in s. 320.08056 shall be charged for the
  161  voucher. All other applicable fees shall be charged at the time
  162  of issuance of the license plates.
  163         (b) Within 24 months after the presale specialty license
  164  plate voucher is established, the approved specialty license
  165  plate organization must record with the department a minimum of
  166  3,000 1,000 voucher sales, or, in the case of an out-of-state
  167  college or university license plate, 4,000 voucher sales, before
  168  manufacture of the license plate may commence. If, at the
  169  conclusion of the 24-month presale period, the minimum sales
  170  requirement has requirements have not been met, the specialty
  171  plate is deauthorized and the department shall discontinue
  172  development of the plate and discontinue issuance of the presale
  173  vouchers. Upon deauthorization of the license plate, a purchaser
  174  of the license plate voucher may use the annual use fee
  175  collected as a credit towards any other specialty license plate
  176  or apply for a refund on a form prescribed by the department.
  177         (3)(a)New specialty license plates that have been approved
  178  by law but are awaiting issuance under paragraph (b) must be
  179  issued in the order they appear in s. 320.08058 provided that
  180  they have met the presale requirement. All other provisions of
  181  this section must also be met before a plate is issued. If the
  182  next awaiting specialty license plate has not met the presale
  183  requirement, the department shall proceed in the order provided
  184  in s. 320.08058 to identify the next qualified specialty license
  185  plate that has met the presale requirement. The department shall
  186  cycle through the list in statutory order.
  187         (b)If the Legislature has approved 125 or more specialty
  188  license plates, the department may not make any new specialty
  189  license plates available for design or issuance until a
  190  sufficient number of plates are discontinued pursuant to s.
  191  320.08056(8) such that the number of plates being issued does
  192  not exceed 125. This paragraph does not apply to collegiate
  193  license plates established under s. 320.08058(3).
  194         Section 5. Present subsection (12) of section 320.08056,
  195  Florida Statutes, is redesignated as subsection (13), paragraphs
  196  (c) through (f) of subsection (8) and a new subsection (12) are
  197  added to that section, and subsections (2) and (4), paragraph
  198  (a) of subsection (10), and subsection (11) of that section are
  199  amended, to read:
  200         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
  201         (2)(a) The department shall issue a specialty license plate
  202  to the owner or lessee of any motor vehicle, except a vehicle
  203  registered under the International Registration Plan, a
  204  commercial truck required to display two license plates pursuant
  205  to s. 320.0706, or a truck tractor, upon request and payment of
  206  the appropriate license tax and fees.
  207         (b)The department may authorize dealer and fleet specialty
  208  license plates. With the permission of the sponsoring specialty
  209  license plate organization, a dealer or fleet company may
  210  purchase specialty license plates to be used on dealer and fleet
  211  vehicles.
  212         (c)Notwithstanding s. 320.08058, a dealer or fleet
  213  specialty license plate must include the letters “DLR” or “FLT”
  214  on the right side of the license plate. Dealer and fleet
  215  specialty license plates must be ordered directly through the
  216  department.
  217         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
  218  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
  219         (a) Manatee license plate, $25.
  220         (b) Challenger/Columbia license plate, $25, except that a
  221  person who that purchases 1,000 or more of such license plates
  222  shall pay an annual use fee of $15 per plate.
  223         (c) Collegiate license plate, $25.
  224         (b)(d) Florida Salutes Veterans license plate, $15.
  225         (e) Florida panther license plate, $25.
  226         (c)(f) Florida United States Olympic Committee license
  227  plate, $15.
  228         (d)(g) Florida Special Olympics license plate, $15.
  229         (e)(h) Florida educational license plate, $20.
  230         (i) Florida Professional Sports Team license plate, $25.
  231         (f)(j) Florida Indian River Lagoon license plate, $15.
  232         (g)(k) Invest in Children license plate, $20.
  233         (h)(l) Florida arts license plate, $20.
  234         (m) Bethune-Cookman University license plate, $25.
  235         (i)(n) Florida Agricultural license plate, $20.
  236         (j)(o) Police Athletic League license plate, $20.
  237         (k)(p) Boy Scouts of America license plate, $20.
  238         (q) Largemouth Bass license plate, $25.
  239         (l)(r) Sea Turtle license plate, $23.
  240         (m)(s) Protect Wild Dolphins license plate, $20.
  241         (t) Barry University license plate, $25.
  242         (n)(u) Everglades River of Grass license plate, $20.
  243         (v) Keep Kids Drug-Free license plate, $25.
  244         (w) Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches license plate, $25.
  245         (x) Conserve Wildlife license plate, $25.
  246         (y) Florida Memorial University license plate, $25.
  247         (o)(z) Tampa Bay Estuary license plate, $15.
  248         (p)(aa) Florida Wildflower license plate, $15.
  249         (q)(bb) United States Marine Corps license plate, $15.
  250         (r)(cc) Choose Life license plate, $20.
  251         (s)(dd) Share the Road license plate, $15.
  252         (ee) American Red Cross license plate, $25.
  253         (ff) United We Stand license plate, $25.
  254         (gg) Breast Cancer Research license plate, $25.
  255         (hh) Protect Florida Whales license plate, $25.
  256         (ii) Florida Golf license plate, $25.
  257         (t)(jj) Florida Firefighters license plate, $20.
  258         (u)(kk) Police Benevolent Association license plate, $20.
  259         (v)(ll) Military Services license plate, $15.
  260         (mm) Protect Our Reefs license plate, $25.
  261         (w)(nn) Fish Florida license plate, $22.
  262         (oo) Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention license plate,
  263  $25.
  264         (pp) Hospice license plate, $25.
  265         (qq) Stop Heart Disease license plate, $25.
  266         (x)(rr) Save Our Seas license plate, $25, except that for
  267  an owner purchasing the specialty license plate for more than 10
  268  vehicles registered to that owner, the annual use fee shall be
  269  $10 per plate.
  270         (y)(ss) Aquaculture license plate, $25, except that for an
  271  owner purchasing the specialty license plate for more than 10
  272  vehicles registered to that owner, the annual use fee shall be
  273  $10 per plate.
  274         (tt) Family First license plate, $25.
  275         (uu) Wildlife Foundation of Florida license plate, $25.
  276         (vv) Live the Dream license plate, $25.
  277         (ww) Florida Food Banks license plate, $25.
  278         (xx) Discover Florida’s Oceans license plate, $25.
  279         (yy) Family Values license plate, $25.
  280         (zz) Parents Make A Difference license plate, $25.
  281         (aaa) Support Soccer license plate, $25.
  282         (bbb) Kids Deserve Justice license plate, $25.
  283         (ccc) Animal Friend license plate, $25.
  284         (ddd) Future Farmers of America license plate, $25.
  285         (eee) Donate Organs-Pass It On license plate, $25.
  286         (fff) A State of Vision license plate, $25.
  287         (ggg) Homeownership For All license plate, $25.
  288         (hhh) Florida NASCAR license plate, $25.
  289         (iii) Protect Florida Springs license plate, $25.
  290         (jjj) Trees Are Cool license plate, $25.
  291         (kkk) Support Our Troops license plate, $25.
  292         (lll) Florida Tennis license plate, $25.
  293         (mmm) Lighthouse Association license plate, $25.
  294         (nnn) In God We Trust license plate, $25.
  295         (ooo) Horse Country license plate, $25.
  296         (ppp) Autism license plate, $25.
  297         (qqq) St. Johns River license plate, $25.
  298         (rrr) Hispanic Achievers license plate, $25.
  299         (sss) Endless Summer license plate, $25.
  300         (ttt) Fraternal Order of Police license plate, $25.
  301         (uuu) Protect Our Oceans license plate, $25.
  302         (vvv) Florida Horse Park license plate, $25.
  303         (www) Florida Biodiversity Foundation license plate, $25.
  304         (xxx) Freemasonry license plate, $25.
  305         (yyy) American Legion license plate, $25.
  306         (zzz) Lauren’s Kids license plate, $25.
  307         (aaaa) Big Brothers Big Sisters license plate, $25.
  308         (bbbb) Fallen Law Enforcement Officers license plate, $25.
  309         (cccc) Florida Sheriffs Association license plate, $25.
  310         (dddd) Keiser University license plate, $25.
  311         (eeee) Moffitt Cancer Center license plate, $25.
  312         (8)
  313         (c)A vehicle owner or lessee issued a specialty license
  314  plate that has been discontinued by the department may keep the
  315  discontinued specialty license plate for the remainder of the
  316  10-year license plate replacement period and shall pay all other
  317  applicable registration fees. However, such owner or lessee is
  318  exempt from paying the applicable specialty license plate fee
  319  under paragraph (3)(d) or subsection (4) for the remainder of
  320  the 10-year license plate replacement period.
  321         (d)If the department discontinues issuance of a specialty
  322  license plate, all annual use fees held or collected by the
  323  department must be distributed within 180 days after the date on
  324  which the specialty license plate is discontinued. Of those
  325  fees, the department shall retain an amount sufficient to defray
  326  the applicable administrative and inventory closeout costs
  327  associated with discontinuance of the plate. The remaining funds
  328  must be distributed to the appropriate organization or
  329  organizations pursuant to s. 320.08058.
  330         (e)If an organization that is the intended recipient of
  331  the funds pursuant to s. 320.08058 no longer exists, the
  332  department shall deposit any undisbursed funds into the Highway
  333  Safety Operating Trust Fund.
  334         (f)Notwithstanding paragraph (a), on January 1 of each
  335  year, the department shall discontinue the specialty license
  336  plate with the fewest number of plates in circulation, including
  337  license plates exempt from a statutory sales requirement. A
  338  warning letter must be mailed to the sponsoring organizations of
  339  the 10 percent of the total number of specialty license plates
  340  with the fewest valid, active registrations as of December 1 of
  341  each year.
  342         (10)(a) A specialty license plate annual use fee collected
  343  and distributed under this chapter, or any interest earned from
  344  those fees, may not be used for commercial or for-profit
  345  activities nor for general or administrative expenses, except as
  346  authorized by s. 320.08058 or to pay the cost of the audit or
  347  report required by s. 320.08062(1). The fees and any interest
  348  earned from the fees may be expended only for use in this state
  349  unless the annual use fee is derived from the sale of United
  350  States Armed Forces and veterans-related specialty license
  351  plates pursuant to paragraph (3)(d) for the Support Our Troops
  352  and American Legion license plates; paragraphs (4)(b), (q), and
  353  (v) for the Florida Salutes Veterans, United States Marine
  354  Corps, and Military Services license plates, respectively;
  355  paragraphs (4)(d), (bb), (ll), (kkk), and (yyy) and s. 320.0891
  356  for the U.S. Paratroopers license plate.
  357         (11) The annual use fee from the sale of specialty license
  358  plates, the interest earned from those fees, or any fees
  359  received by any entity an agency as a result of the sale of
  360  specialty license plates may not be used for the purpose of
  361  marketing to, or lobbying, entertaining, or rewarding, an
  362  employee of a governmental agency that is responsible for the
  363  sale and distribution of specialty license plates, or an elected
  364  member or employee of the Legislature.
  365         (12)For out-of-state college or university license plates
  366  created pursuant to this section, the recipient organization
  367  shall meet both of the following requirements:
  368         (a)Have an established endowment, based in this state, for
  369  the purpose of providing scholarships to Florida residents
  370  meeting the requirements of this chapter.
  371         (b)Provide documentation to the department that the
  372  organization and the department have the college’s or
  373  university’s consent to use an appropriate image on a license
  374  plate.
  375         Section 6. Effective July 1, 2022, paragraph (a) of
  376  subsection (8) of section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, is
  377  amended to read:
  378         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
  379         (8)(a) The department must discontinue the issuance of an
  380  approved specialty license plate if the number of valid
  381  specialty plate registrations falls below 3,000, or, in the case
  382  of an out-of-state college or university license plate, below
  383  4,000, 1,000 plates for at least 12 consecutive months. A
  384  warning letter shall be mailed to the sponsoring organization
  385  following the first month in which the total number of valid
  386  specialty plate registrations is below 3,000, or, in the case of
  387  an out-of-state college or university license plate, below 4,000
  388  1,000 plates. This paragraph does not apply to in-state
  389  collegiate license plates established under s. 320.08058(3),
  390  license plates of institutions in and entities of the State
  391  University System, specialty license plates that have statutory
  392  eligibility limitations for purchase, specialty license plates
  393  for which annual use fees are distributed by a foundation for
  394  student and teacher leadership programs and teacher recruitment
  395  and retention, or Florida Professional Sports Team license
  396  plates established under s. 320.08058(9).
  397         Section 7. Subsections (7) and (31), present subsections
  398  (48), (57), and (65), paragraph (b) of present subsection (66),
  399  present subsections (69) and (70), and paragraph (b) of present
  400  subsection (80) of section 320.08058, Florida Statutes, are
  401  amended, present subsections (32) through (56) of that section
  402  are redesignated as subsections (31) through (55), respectively,
  403  present subsections (58) through (68) of that section are
  404  redesignated as subsections (56) through (66), respectively,
  405  present subsections (71) through (83) of that section are
  406  redesignated as subsections (67) through (79), respectively, and
  407  new subsections (80) through (83) and subsections (84) through
  408  (113) are added to that section, to read:
  409         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
  410         (7) SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES.—
  411         (a) Special Olympics Florida license plates must contain
  412  the official Special Olympics Florida logo and must bear the
  413  colors and a design and colors that are approved by the
  414  department. The word “Florida” must be centered at the top
  415  bottom of the plate, and the words “Be a Fan” “Everyone Wins”
  416  must be centered at the bottom top of the plate.
  417         (b) The license plate annual use fees must are to be
  418  annually distributed as follows:
  419         1. The first $5 million collected annually must be
  420  forwarded to the private nonprofit corporation as described in
  421  s. 393.002 and must be used solely for Special Olympics purposes
  422  as approved by the private nonprofit corporation.
  423         2. Any additional fees must be deposited into the General
  424  Revenue Fund.
  425         (31) AMERICAN RED CROSS LICENSE PLATES.—
  426         (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 320.08053, the
  427  department shall develop an American Red Cross license plate as
  428  provided in this section. The word “Florida” must appear at the
  429  top of the plate, and the words “American Red Cross” must appear
  430  at the bottom of the plate.
  431         (b) The department shall retain all revenues from the sale
  432  of such plates until all startup costs for developing and
  433  issuing the plates have been recovered. Thereafter, 50 percent
  434  of the annual use fees shall be distributed to the American Red
  435  Cross Chapter of Central Florida, with statistics on sales of
  436  license plates, which are tabulated by county. The American Red
  437  Cross Chapter of Central Florida must distribute to each of the
  438  chapters in this state the moneys received from sales in the
  439  counties covered by the respective chapters, which moneys must
  440  be used for education and disaster relief in Florida. Fifty
  441  percent of the annual use fees shall be distributed
  442  proportionately to the three statewide approved poison control
  443  centers for purposes of combating bioterrorism and other poison
  444  related purposes.
  445         (47)(48) LIVE THE DREAM LICENSE PLATES.—
  446         (a) The department shall develop a Live the Dream license
  447  plate as provided in this section. Live the Dream license plates
  448  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
  449  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
  450  words “Live the Dream” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  451         (b) The proceeds of the annual use fee shall be distributed
  452  to the Dream Foundation, Inc., to The Dream Foundation, Inc.,
  453  shall retain the first $60,000 in proceeds from the annual use
  454  fees as reimbursement for administrative costs, startup costs,
  455  and costs incurred in the approval process. Thereafter, up to 25
  456  percent shall be used for continuing promotion and marketing of
  457  the license plate and concept. The remaining funds shall be used
  458  in the following manner:
  459         1.Up to 5 percent may be used to administer, promote, and
  460  market the license plate.
  461         2.1.At least 60 Twenty-five percent shall be distributed
  462  equally among the sickle cell organizations that are Florida
  463  members of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.,
  464  for programs that provide research, care, and treatment for
  465  sickle cell disease.
  466         2. Twenty-five percent shall be distributed to the Florida
  467  chapter of the March of Dimes for programs and services that
  468  improve the health of babies through the prevention of birth
  469  defects and infant mortality.
  470         3. Ten percent shall be distributed to the Florida
  471  Association of Healthy Start Coalitions to decrease racial
  472  disparity in infant mortality and to increase healthy birth
  473  outcomes. Funding will be used by local Healthy Start Coalitions
  474  to provide services and increase screening rates for high-risk
  475  pregnant women, children under 4 years of age, and women of
  476  childbearing age.
  477         3.4.At least 30 Ten percent shall be distributed to
  478  Chapman the Community Partnership for Homeless, Inc., for
  479  programs that provide relief from poverty, hunger, and
  480  homelessness.
  481         4.Up to 5 percent may be distributed by the department on
  482  behalf of the Dream Foundation, Inc., to the Martin Luther King,
  483  Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., as a royalty for
  484  the use of the image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  485         5. Five percent of the proceeds shall be used by the
  486  foundation for administrative costs directly associated with
  487  operations as they relate to the management and distribution of
  488  the proceeds.
  489         (57) DONATE ORGANS-PASS IT ON LICENSE PLATES.—
  490         (a) The department shall develop a Donate Organs-Pass It On
  491  license plate as provided in this section. The word “Florida”
  492  must appear at the top of the plate, and the words “Donate
  493  Organs-Pass It On” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  494         (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to Transplant
  495  Foundation, Inc., and shall use up to 10 percent of the proceeds
  496  from the annual use fee for marketing and administrative costs
  497  that are directly associated with the management and
  498  distribution of the proceeds. The remaining proceeds shall be
  499  used to provide statewide grants for patient services, including
  500  preoperative, rehabilitative, and housing assistance; organ
  501  donor education and awareness programs; and statewide medical
  502  research.
  503         (63)(65) LIGHTHOUSE ASSOCIATION LICENSE PLATES.—
  504         (a) The department shall develop a Lighthouse Association
  505  license plate as provided in this section. The word “Florida”
  506  must appear at the top of the plate, and the words
  507  “SaveOurLighthouses.org Visit Our Lights” must appear at the
  508  bottom of the plate.
  509         (b) The annual use fees must shall be distributed to the
  510  Florida Lighthouse Association, Inc., which may use a maximum of
  511  10 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the plates. The
  512  remaining proceeds must shall be used by the association to fund
  513  the preservation, restoration, and protection of the 29 historic
  514  lighthouses remaining in the state.
  515         (64)(66) IN GOD WE TRUST LICENSE PLATES.—
  516         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
  517  to the In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., which may use a maximum
  518  of 10 percent of the proceeds to offset marketing,
  519  administration, and promotion, and the balance of the fees to
  520  address the needs of the military community and the needs of the
  521  public safety community, to provide educational grants and
  522  scholarships to foster self-reliance and stability in Florida’s
  523  children, and to provide education in public and private schools
  524  regarding the historical significance of religion in American
  525  and Florida history to fund educational scholarships for the
  526  children of Florida residents who are members of the United
  527  States Armed Forces, the National Guard, and the United States
  528  Armed Forces Reserve and for the children of public safety
  529  employees who have died in the line of duty who are not covered
  530  by existing state law. Funds shall also be distributed to other
  531  s. 501(c)(3) organizations that may apply for grants and
  532  scholarships and to provide educational grants to public and
  533  private schools to promote the historical and religious
  534  significance of American and Florida history. The In God We
  535  Trust Foundation, Inc., shall distribute the license plate
  536  annual use fees in the following manner:
  537         1. The In God We Trust Foundation, Inc., shall retain all
  538  revenues from the sale of such plates until all startup costs
  539  for developing and establishing the plate have been recovered.
  540         2. Ten percent of the funds received by the In God We Trust
  541  Foundation, Inc., shall be expended for administrative costs,
  542  promotion, and marketing of the license plate directly
  543  associated with the operations of the In God We Trust
  544  Foundation, Inc.
  545         3. All remaining funds shall be expended by the In God We
  546  Trust Foundation, Inc., for programs.
  547         (69) ST. JOHNS RIVER LICENSE PLATES.—
  548         (a) The department shall develop a St. Johns River license
  549  plate as provided in this section. The St. Johns River license
  550  plates must bear the colors and design approved by the
  551  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  552  plate, and the words “St. Johns River” must appear at the bottom
  553  of the plate.
  554         (b) The requirements of s. 320.08053 must be met prior to
  555  the issuance of the plate. Thereafter, the license plate annual
  556  use fees shall be distributed to the St. Johns River Alliance,
  557  Inc., a s. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which shall
  558  administer the fees as follows:
  559         1. The St. Johns River Alliance, Inc., shall retain the
  560  first $60,000 of the annual use fees as direct reimbursement for
  561  administrative costs, startup costs, and costs incurred in the
  562  development and approval process. Thereafter, up to 10 percent
  563  of the annual use fee revenue may be used for administrative
  564  costs directly associated with education programs, conservation,
  565  research, and grant administration of the organization, and up
  566  to 10 percent may be used for promotion and marketing of the
  567  specialty license plate.
  568         2. At least 30 percent of the fees shall be available for
  569  competitive grants for targeted community-based or county-based
  570  research or projects for which state funding is limited or not
  571  currently available. The remaining 50 percent shall be directed
  572  toward community outreach and access programs. The competitive
  573  grants shall be administered and approved by the board of
  574  directors of the St. Johns River Alliance, Inc. A grant advisory
  575  committee shall be composed of six members chosen by the St.
  576  Johns River Alliance board members.
  577         3. Any remaining funds shall be distributed with the
  578  approval of and accountability to the board of directors of the
  579  St. Johns River Alliance, Inc., and shall be used to support
  580  activities contributing to education, outreach, and springs
  581  conservation.
  582         (70) HISPANIC ACHIEVERS LICENSE PLATES.—
  583         (a) Notwithstanding the requirements of s. 320.08053, the
  584  department shall develop a Hispanic Achievers license plate as
  585  provided in this section. The plate must bear the colors and
  586  design approved by the department. The word “Florida” must
  587  appear at the top of the plate, and the words “Hispanic
  588  Achievers” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  589         (b) The proceeds from the license plate annual use fee
  590  shall be distributed to National Hispanic Corporate Achievers,
  591  Inc., a nonprofit corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal
  592  Revenue Code, to fund grants to nonprofit organizations to
  593  operate programs and provide scholarships and for marketing the
  594  Hispanic Achievers license plate. National Hispanic Corporate
  595  Achievers, Inc., shall establish a Hispanic Achievers Grant
  596  Council that shall provide recommendations for statewide grants
  597  from available Hispanic Achievers license plate proceeds to
  598  nonprofit organizations for programs and scholarships for
  599  Hispanic and minority Floridians. National Hispanic Corporate
  600  Achievers, Inc., shall also establish a Hispanic Achievers
  601  License Plate Fund. Moneys in the fund shall be used by the
  602  grant council as provided in this paragraph. All funds received
  603  under this subsection must be used in this state.
  604         (c) National Hispanic Corporate Achievers, Inc., may retain
  605  all proceeds from the annual use fee until documented startup
  606  costs for developing and establishing the plate have been
  607  recovered. Thereafter, the proceeds from the annual use fee
  608  shall be used as follows:
  609         1. Up to 5 percent of the proceeds may be used for the cost
  610  of administration of the Hispanic Achievers License Plate Fund,
  611  the Hispanic Achievers Grant Council, and related matters.
  612         2. Funds may be used as necessary for annual audit or
  613  compliance affidavit costs.
  614         3. Up to 20 percent of the proceeds may be used to market
  615  and promote the Hispanic Achievers license plate.
  616         4. Twenty-five percent of the proceeds shall be used by the
  617  Hispanic Corporate Achievers, Inc., located in Seminole County,
  618  for grants.
  619         5. The remaining proceeds shall be available to the
  620  Hispanic Achievers Grant Council to award grants for services,
  621  programs, or scholarships for Hispanic and minority individuals
  622  and organizations throughout Florida. All grant recipients must
  623  provide to the Hispanic Achievers Grant Council an annual
  624  program and financial report regarding the use of grant funds.
  625  Such reports must be available to the public.
  626         (d) Effective July 1, 2014, the Hispanic Achievers license
  627  plate will shift into the presale voucher phase, as provided in
  628  s. 320.08053(2)(b). National Hispanic Corporate Achievers, Inc.,
  629  shall have 24 months to record a minimum of 1,000 sales. Sales
  630  include existing active plates and vouchers sold subsequent to
  631  July 1, 2014. During the voucher period, new plates may not be
  632  issued, but existing plates may be renewed. If, at the
  633  conclusion of the 24-month presale period, the requirement of a
  634  minimum of 1,000 sales has been met, the department shall resume
  635  normal distribution of the Hispanic Achievers license plate. If,
  636  after 24 months, the minimum of 1,000 sales has not been met,
  637  the department shall discontinue the Hispanic Achievers license
  638  plate. This subsection is repealed June 30, 2016.
  639         (76)(80) FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS LICENSE PLATES.—
  640         (b) The annual use fees must shall be distributed to the
  641  Police and Kids Foundation, Inc., which may use up to a maximum
  642  of 10 percent of the proceeds for marketing to promote and
  643  market the plate. All remaining proceeds must be distributed to
  644  and used by the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc., for its
  645  operations, activities, programs, and projects The remainder of
  646  the proceeds shall be used by the Police and Kids Foundation,
  647  Inc., to invest and reinvest, and the interest earnings shall be
  648  used for the operation of the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc.
  649         (80) DUCKS UNLIMITED LICENSE PLATES.—
  650         (a)The department shall develop a Ducks Unlimited license
  651  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. Ducks
  652  Unlimited license plates must bear the colors and design
  653  approved by the department. The word “Florida” must appear at
  654  the top of the plate, and the words “Conserving Florida
  655  Wetlands” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  656         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate must be
  657  distributed to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., a nonprofit corporation
  658  under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to be used as
  659  follows:
  660         1.Up to 5 percent may be used for administrative costs and
  661  the marketing of the plate.
  662         2.At least 95 percent must be used in this state to
  663  support the mission and efforts of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., to
  664  conserve, restore, and manage Florida wetlands and associated
  665  habitats for the benefit of waterfowl, other wildlife, and
  666  people.
  667         (81)DAN MARINO CAMPUS LICENSE PLATES.—
  668         (a)The department shall develop a Dan Marino Campus
  669  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  670  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  671  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  672  plate, and the words “Marino Campus” must appear at the bottom
  673  of the plate.
  674         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate must be
  675  distributed to the Dan Marino Foundation, a Florida nonprofit
  676  corporation, which may use up to 10 percent of such fees for
  677  administrative costs and the marketing of the plate. The balance
  678  of the fees must be used by the Dan Marino Foundation to assist
  679  Floridians with developmental disabilities in becoming employed,
  680  independent, and productive and to promote and fund education
  681  scholarships and awareness of these services.
  682         (82) DONATE LIFE FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES.—
  683         (a) The department shall develop a Donate Life Florida
  684  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  685  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  686  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  687  plate, and the words “Donors Save Lives” must appear at the
  688  bottom of the plate.
  689         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate must be
  690  distributed to Donate Life Florida, which may use up to 10
  691  percent of the proceeds for marketing and administrative costs.
  692  The remaining proceeds must be used by Donate Life Florida to
  693  educate Florida residents on the importance of organ, tissue,
  694  and eye donation and for the continued maintenance of the Joshua
  695  Abbott Organ and Tissue Donor Registry.
  696         (83) FLORIDA STATE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION LICENSE PLATES.—
  697         (a) The department shall develop a Florida State Beekeepers
  698  Association license plate as provided in this section and s.
  699  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
  700  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  701  plate, and the words “Save the Bees” must appear at the bottom
  702  of the plate.
  703         (b) The annual use fees must be distributed to the Florida
  704  State Beekeepers Association, a Florida nonprofit corporation.
  705  The Florida State Beekeepers Association may use up to 18
  706  percent of the annual use fees for:
  707         1. Direct reimbursement for administrative costs, startup
  708  costs, and costs incurred in the development and approval
  709  process of the license plate. All vendors associated with the
  710  administrative costs must be selected by competitive bid.
  711         2. Promotion and marketing costs of the license plate.
  712         (c) The remaining funds must be distributed to the Florida
  713  State Beekeepers Association and used to raise awareness of the
  714  importance of beekeeping to Florida agriculture by funding
  715  honeybee research, education, outreach, and husbandry. The
  716  Florida State Beekeepers Association board of managers shall
  717  approve, and is accountable for, all such expenditures.
  718         (84) AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL LICENSE PLATES.—
  719         (a) The department shall develop an America the Beautiful
  720  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  721  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
  722  words “America the Beautiful” must appear on the plate.
  723         (b) The annual use fees from the plate must be distributed
  724  to the America the Beautiful Fund as follows: 15 percent to
  725  offset administrative, marketing, and promotion costs, and the
  726  remaining 85 percent for projects and programs teaching
  727  character, leadership, and service to Florida youth; the
  728  provision of supportive services and assistance to members of
  729  the military community; outdoor education advancing the ideal of
  730  self-sufficiency; wildlife conservation, including imperiled and
  731  managed species; the maintenance of historic or culturally
  732  important sites, buildings, structures, or objects; and the
  733  development and modification of playgrounds, recreational areas,
  734  or other outdoor amenities, including disability access.
  735         (85)BEAT CHILDHOOD CANCER LICENSE PLATES.—
  736         (a)The department shall develop a Beat Childhood Cancer
  737  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  738  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  739  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  740  plate, and the words “Beat Childhood Cancer” must appear at the
  741  bottom of the plate.
  742         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  743  distributed as follows:
  744         1.Eighty percent shall be distributed to Beat Nb, Inc.,
  745  which may use up to 10 percent of the proceeds for
  746  administrative costs directly associated with the operation of
  747  the corporation and for marketing and promoting the plate. The
  748  remaining proceeds shall be used by the corporation to fund
  749  pediatric cancer treatment and research.
  750         2.Twenty percent shall be distributed to No Kid Should
  751  Know Cancer, Inc., a nonprofit corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of
  752  the Internal Revenue Code, which may use up to 5 percent of the
  753  proceeds for administrative costs and for the marketing of the
  754  plate. The balance of the fees shall be used by No Kid Should
  755  Know Cancer, Inc., to:
  756         a.Support families who have a child recently diagnosed
  757  with cancer;
  758         b.Hold events that raise awareness about childhood cancer;
  759  and
  760         c.Support clinical trials that work to provide better
  761  treatment plans for children diagnosed with cancer and,
  762  ultimately, a better prognosis.
  763         (86)UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LICENSE PLATES.—
  764         (a)The department shall develop a University of Alabama
  765  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  766  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  767  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  768  plate, and the words “Roll Tide” must appear at the bottom of
  769  the plate.
  770         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  771  distributed to the Pensacola Bama Club, which must use the
  772  moneys for the purpose of awarding scholarships to Florida
  773  residents attending the University of Alabama. Students
  774  receiving these scholarships must be eligible for the Florida
  775  Bright Futures Scholarship Program pursuant to s. 1009.531 and
  776  shall use the scholarship funds for tuition and other expenses
  777  related to attending the University of Alabama.
  778         (87)ROTARY LICENSE PLATES.—
  779         (a)The department shall develop a Rotary license plate as
  780  provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate must bear
  781  the colors and design approved by the department. The word
  782  “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the word
  783  “Rotary” must appear on the bottom of the plate. The license
  784  plate must bear the Rotary International wheel emblem.
  785         (b)The annual use fees shall be distributed to the
  786  Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, Inc., to be used as follows:
  787         1.Up to 10 percent may be used for administrative costs
  788  and for marketing of the plate.
  789         2.Ten percent shall be distributed to Rotary’s Camp
  790  Florida for direct support to all programs and services provided
  791  to children with special needs who attend the camp.
  792         3.The remainder shall be distributed, proportionally based
  793  on sales, to each Rotary district in the state in support of
  794  Rotary youth programs in Florida.
  795         (88)FLORIDA BAY FOREVER LICENSE PLATES.—
  796         (a)The department shall develop a Florida Bay Forever
  797  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  798  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  799  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  800  plate, and the words “Florida Bay Forever” must appear at the
  801  bottom of the plate.
  802         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  803  distributed to the Florida National Park Association, Inc.,
  804  which may use up to 10 percent of the proceeds for
  805  administrative costs and marketing of the plate. The remainder
  806  of the funds shall be used to supplement the Everglades National
  807  Park’s budgets and to support educational, interpretive,
  808  historical, and scientific research relating to the Everglades
  809  National Park.
  810         (89)BONEFISH AND TARPON TRUST LICENSE PLATES.—
  811         (a)The department shall develop a Bonefish and Tarpon
  812  Trust license plate as provided in this section and s.
  813  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
  814  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  815  plate, and the words “Bonefish and Tarpon Trust” must appear at
  816  the bottom of the plate.
  817         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  818  distributed to the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, which may use up
  819  to 10 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the license
  820  plate. The remainder of the proceeds shall be used to conserve
  821  and enhance Florida bonefish and tarpon fisheries and their
  822  respective environments through stewardship, research,
  823  education, and advocacy.
  824         (90)MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS WHO CARE LICENSE PLATES.—
  825         (a)The department shall develop a Medical Professionals
  826  Who Care license plate as provided in this section and s.
  827  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
  828  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  829  plate, and the words “Medical Professionals Who Care” must
  830  appear at the bottom of the plate.
  831         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  832  distributed to Florida Benevolent Group, Inc., a Florida
  833  nonprofit corporation, which may use up to 10 percent of such
  834  fees for administrative costs, marketing, and promotion of the
  835  plate. The remainder of the revenues shall be used by Florida
  836  Benevolent Group, Inc., to assist low-income individuals in
  837  obtaining a medical education and career through scholarships,
  838  support, and guidance.
  839         (91)UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA LICENSE PLATES.—
  840         (a)The department shall develop a University of Georgia
  841  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  842  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  843  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  844  plate, and the words “The University of Georgia” must appear at
  845  the bottom of the plate.
  846         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  847  distributed to the Georgia Bulldog Club of Jacksonville, which
  848  must use the moneys for the purpose of awarding scholarships to
  849  Florida residents attending the University of Georgia. Students
  850  receiving these scholarships must be eligible for the Florida
  851  Bright Futures Scholarship Program pursuant to s. 1009.531 and
  852  shall use the scholarship funds for tuition and other expenses
  853  related to attending the University of Georgia.
  854         (92)HIGHWAYMEN LICENSE PLATES.—
  855         (a)The department shall develop a Highwaymen license plate
  856  as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate must
  857  bear the colors and design approved by the department. The word
  858  “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the word
  859  “Highwaymen” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  860         (b)The annual use fees shall be distributed to the City of
  861  Fort Pierce, subject to a city resolution designating the city
  862  as the fiscal agent of the license plate. The city may use up to
  863  10 percent of the fees for administrative costs and marketing of
  864  the plate and shall use the remainder of the fees as follows:
  865         1.Before completion of construction of the Highwaymen
  866  Museum and African-American Cultural Center, the city shall
  867  distribute at least 15 percent to the St. Lucie Education
  868  Foundation, Inc., to fund art education and art projects in
  869  public schools within St. Lucie County. The remainder of the
  870  fees shall be used by the city to fund the construction of the
  871  Highwaymen Museum and African-American Cultural Center.
  872         2.Upon completion of construction of the Highwaymen Museum
  873  and African-American Cultural Center, the city shall distribute
  874  at least 10 percent to the St. Lucie Education Foundation, Inc.,
  875  to fund art education and art projects in public schools within
  876  St. Lucie County. The remainder of the fees shall be used by the
  877  city to fund the day-to-day operations of the Highwaymen Museum
  878  and African-American Cultural Center.
  879         (93)ORLANDO CITY SOCCER CLUB LICENSE PLATES.—
  880         (a)The department shall develop an Orlando City Soccer
  881  Club license plate as provided in paragraph (9)(a).
  882         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  883  distributed and used as provided in paragraph (9)(b).
  884         (94)COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION LICENSE PLATES.—
  885         (a)The department shall develop a Coastal Conservation
  886  Association license plate as provided in this section and s.
  887  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
  888  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  889  plate, and the words “Conserve Florida’s Fisheries” must appear
  890  at the bottom of the plate.
  891         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  892  distributed to Coastal Conservation Association Florida, a
  893  nonprofit corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
  894  Code, to be used as follows:
  895         1.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
  896  administrative costs.
  897         2.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds may be used to promote
  898  and market the plate.
  899         3.The remainder of the proceeds shall be used to support
  900  the mission and efforts of Coastal Conservation Association
  901  Florida for habitat enhancement and restoration, saltwater
  902  fisheries conservation, and education; to advise the public on
  903  the conservation of marine resources; and to promote and enhance
  904  the present and future availability of those coastal resources
  905  for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.
  906         (95) BLUE ANGELS LICENSE PLATES.—
  907         (a) The department shall develop a Blue Angels license
  908  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
  909  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
  910  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
  911  words “Home of the Blue Angels” must appear at the bottom of the
  912  plate.
  913         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  914  distributed to the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, a nonprofit
  915  Florida corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
  916  Code, to fund the maintenance, programs, marketing, and projects
  917  of the foundation, including the National Naval Aviation Museum
  918  and the National Flight Academy in Pensacola. Up to 15 percent
  919  of the funds received by the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation
  920  may be used for marketing of the plate and costs directly
  921  associated with the administration of the foundation. The Naval
  922  Aviation Museum Foundation shall distribute 50 percent of the
  923  funds to eligible programs and projects associated with the
  924  National Flight Academy and the remainder of the funds to
  925  eligible programs and projects associated with the National
  926  Naval Aviation Museum.
  927         (96) PALM BEACH ZOO AND CONSERVATION SOCIETY LICENSE
  928  PLATES.—
  929         (a) The department shall develop a Palm Beach Zoo and
  930  Conservation Society license plate as provided in this section
  931  and s. 320.08053. Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society
  932  license plates must bear the colors and design approved by the
  933  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  934  plate, and the words “Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society”
  935  must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  936         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
  937  to the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society to fund
  938  educational programs for students in pre-K through grade 12,
  939  conservation projects to protect endangered or threatened
  940  species, and services for the health and welfare of animals in
  941  the zoo’s care. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society may
  942  retain all revenue from the annual use fees until all startup
  943  costs for developing and establishing the plate have been
  944  recovered. Thereafter, up to 10 percent of the annual use fee
  945  revenue may be used for promotion and marketing of the specialty
  946  license plate and administrative costs directly associated with
  947  the programs of the society and the specialty license plate.
  948         (97) ETHICAL ECOTOURISM LICENSE PLATES.—
  949         (a) The department shall develop an Ethical Ecotourism
  950  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  951  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and words
  952  that are approved by the department must appear at the bottom of
  953  the plate.
  954         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate must be
  955  distributed equally between the Florida Society for Ethical
  956  Ecotourism and Paddle Florida, Inc., each of which may use up to
  957  10 percent of such proceeds for administrative costs and the
  958  marketing of the plate. The remaining proceeds must be used by
  959  the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism to provide
  960  environmental education and awareness that encourage behaviors
  961  that contribute to the sustainability of Florida’s natural
  962  ecosystems and resources, and by Paddle Florida, Inc., to raise
  963  awareness about water conservation, wildlife preservation,
  964  restoration of springs, and protection of waterways in this
  965  state.
  966         (98) KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LICENSE PLATES.—
  967         (a)The department shall develop a Knights of Columbus
  968  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
  969  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
  970  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
  971  plate, and the words “In God We Trust” must appear at the bottom
  972  of the plate.
  973         (b)The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
  974  to Florida KofC Charities, Inc., which may use a maximum of 10
  975  percent of the proceeds to promote and market the plate. The
  976  remainder of the proceeds shall be used by Florida KofC
  977  Charities, Inc., a Knights of Columbus organization under s.
  978  501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to fund its charitable
  979  activities, including, but not limited to, the Christian Refugee
  980  Relief Fund, disaster relief, Ultrasound Initiative, Food for
  981  Families, and Coats for Kids.
  982         (99) DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION LICENSE PLATES.—
  983         (a) The department shall develop a Daughters of the
  984  American Revolution license plate as provided in this section
  985  and s. 320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design
  986  approved by the department. The word “Florida” must appear at
  987  the top of the plate, and the word “Daughters of the American
  988  Revolution” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
  989         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
  990  distributed to the Daughters of the American Revolution, a
  991  nonprofit organization under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal
  992  Revenue Code. Up to 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
  993  the promotion and marketing of the plate. The remainder of the
  994  proceeds shall be used within this state by the Daughters of the
  995  American Revolution, a nonpolitical volunteer women’s service
  996  organization, to promote patriotism, preserve American history,
  997  and secure America’s future through educational programs for
  998  local public and private K-12 students and scholarships and
  999  other educational funding for underprivileged children.
 1000         (100) GUARDIAN AD LITEM LICENSE PLATES.—
 1001         (a) The department shall develop a Guardian Ad Litem
 1002  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
 1003  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
 1004  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1005  plate, and the words “Heartfelt Child Advocacy” must appear at
 1006  the bottom of the plate.
 1007         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1008  distributed to the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Foundation, Inc., a
 1009  direct-support organization and a nonprofit corporation under s.
 1010  501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Up to 10 percent of the
 1011  proceeds may be used for administrative costs and the marketing
 1012  of the plate. The remainder of the proceeds must be used in this
 1013  state to support the mission and efforts of the statewide
 1014  Guardian Ad Litem Program to recruit and retain volunteer child
 1015  advocates, meet the unique needs of dependent children, and
 1016  promote awareness of the mission.
 1017         (101) JUMBO SHRIMP LICENSE PLATES.—
 1018         (a) The department shall develop a Jumbo Shrimp license
 1019  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
 1020  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
 1021  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the word
 1022  “Jumbo Shrimp” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
 1023         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1024  distributed to St. Johns Riverkeeper, a nonprofit organization
 1025  under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Up to 10
 1026  percent of the proceeds may be used for the promotion and
 1027  marketing of the plate. The remainder of the proceeds shall be
 1028  used by St. Johns Riverkeeper for programs and activities
 1029  related to fulfilling its mission to protect and restore the
 1030  health of the St. Johns River.
 1031         (102)OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1032         (a)The department shall develop an Omega Psi Phi
 1033  Fraternity license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1034  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1035  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1036  plate, and the words “Omega Psi Phi” must appear at the bottom
 1037  of the plate.
 1038         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1039  distributed to the State of Florida Omega Friendship Foundation,
 1040  Inc., to be used as follows:
 1041         1.Five percent shall be used solely for marketing of the
 1042  Omega Psi Phi Fraternity license plate.
 1043         2.Ninety-five percent shall be used for college
 1044  scholarships for Florida residents attending historically black
 1045  colleges and universities in this state.
 1046         (103)DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1047         (a)The department shall develop a Delta Sigma Theta
 1048  Sorority license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1049  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1050  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1051  plate, and the words “Delta Sigma Theta” must appear at the
 1052  bottom of the plate.
 1053         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1054  distributed to the Delta Research and Educational Foundation,
 1055  Inc., to be used as follows:
 1056         1.Five percent shall be used solely for marketing of the
 1057  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority license plate.
 1058         2.Ninety-five percent shall be used for college
 1059  scholarships for Florida residents attending historically black
 1060  colleges and universities in this state.
 1061         (104)SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1062         (a)The department shall develop a Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
 1063  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
 1064  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
 1065  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1066  plate, and the words “Sigma Gamma Rho” must appear at the bottom
 1067  of the plate.
 1068         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1069  distributed to the Department of Education to be used for the
 1070  Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program in accordance with s.
 1071  1009.73.
 1072         (105)KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1073         (a)The department shall develop a Kappa Alpha Psi
 1074  Fraternity license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1075  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1076  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1077  plate, and the words “Kappa Alpha Psi” must appear at the bottom
 1078  of the plate.
 1079         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1080  distributed to the Southern Province of Kappa Alpha Psi
 1081  Foundation, Inc., to be used as follows:
 1082         1.Five percent shall be used solely for marketing of the
 1083  Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity license plate.
 1084         2.Ninety-five percent shall be used for college
 1085  scholarships for Florida residents attending historically black
 1086  colleges and universities in this state.
 1087         (106)ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1088         (a)The department shall develop an Alpha Kappa Alpha
 1089  Sorority license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1090  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1091  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1092  plate, and the words “Alpha Kappa Alpha” must appear at the
 1093  bottom of the plate.
 1094         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1095  distributed to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement
 1096  Foundation, Inc., to be used as follows:
 1097         1.Five percent shall be used solely for marketing of the
 1098  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority license plate.
 1099         2.Ninety-five percent shall be used for college
 1100  scholarships for Florida residents attending historically black
 1101  colleges and universities in this state.
 1102         (107)ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1103         (a)The department shall develop an Alpha Phi Alpha
 1104  Fraternity license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1105  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1106  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1107  plate, and the words “Alpha Phi Alpha” must appear at the bottom
 1108  of the plate.
 1109         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1110  distributed to the Department of Education to be used for the JC
 1111  Rawls-FFAC Foundation, Inc.
 1112         (108)ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1113         (a)The department shall develop a Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
 1114  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
 1115  plate must bear the colors and design approved by the
 1116  department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1117  plate, and the words “Zeta Phi Beta” must appear at the bottom
 1118  of the plate.
 1119         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1120  distributed to the Department of Education to be used for the
 1121  Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program in accordance with s.
 1122  1009.73.
 1123         (109)PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1124         (a)The department shall develop a Phi Beta Sigma
 1125  Fraternity license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1126  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1127  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1128  plate, and the words “Phi Beta Sigma” must appear at the bottom
 1129  of the plate.
 1130         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1131  distributed to the Department of Education to be used for the
 1132  Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program in accordance with s.
 1133  1009.73.
 1134         (110)IOTA PHI THETA FRATERNITY LICENSE PLATES.—
 1135         (a)The department shall develop an Iota Phi Theta
 1136  Fraternity license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1137  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1138  the department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the
 1139  plate, and the words “Iota Phi Theta” must appear at the bottom
 1140  of the plate.
 1141         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1142  distributed to the Department of Education to be used for the
 1143  Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program in accordance with s.
 1144  1009.73.
 1145         (111) GOPHER TORTOISE LICENSE PLATES.—
 1146         (a)The department shall develop a Gopher Tortoise license
 1147  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
 1148  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
 1149  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
 1150  words “Protect the Gopher Tortoise” must appear at the bottom of
 1151  the plate.
 1152         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1153  distributed to Wildlands Conservation, Inc., a nonprofit
 1154  corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to
 1155  fund gopher tortoise and commensal species research, education,
 1156  and conservation, as well as upland habitat protection,
 1157  restoration, and management in this state. Up to 15 percent of
 1158  the funds received by Wildlands Conservation, Inc., may be used
 1159  for marketing of the plate and costs directly associated with
 1160  the administration of the gopher tortoise protection program.
 1161  Wildlands Conservation, Inc., shall use and distribute the funds
 1162  to eligible Florida-based scientific, conservation, and
 1163  educational organizations for gopher tortoise and upland habitat
 1164  research, conservation, and management.
 1165         (112) TREAD LIGHTLY OFF ROAD FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES.—
 1166         (a) The department shall develop a Tread Lightly Off Road
 1167  Florida license plate as provided in this section and s.
 1168  320.08053. The plate must bear the colors and design approved by
 1169  the department. The words “Tread Lightly” must appear at the top
 1170  of the plate, and the word “Florida” must appear at the bottom
 1171  of the plate.
 1172         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1173  distributed to the Florida Off Road Foundation, Inc., a
 1174  nonprofit corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
 1175  Code. Up to 10 percent of the funds may be used for marketing of
 1176  the plate, costs directly associated with creation of the plate,
 1177  and administrative costs related to distribution of proceeds,
 1178  including annual audit services and compliance affidavit costs.
 1179  The remainder of the funds shall be used by the Florida Off Road
 1180  Foundation, Inc., to fund qualified nonprofit organizations that
 1181  protect and preserve Florida’s natural off-road habitat; educate
 1182  Floridians about responsible use of the off-road environment;
 1183  support civilian volunteer programs to promote the use of off
 1184  road vehicles to assist law enforcement in situations such as
 1185  search and rescue; support organized cleanups, trail
 1186  maintenance, and restoration; or preserve Florida’s off-road
 1187  culture.
 1188         (113)ORLANDO UNITED LICENSE PLATES.—
 1189         (a)The department shall develop an Orlando United license
 1190  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
 1191  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
 1192  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
 1193  words “Orlando United” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
 1194         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
 1195  distributed as follows:
 1196         1.Five percent shall be distributed to the Mental Health
 1197  Association of Central Florida, Inc., to be used for marketing
 1198  of the license plate.
 1199         2.Thirty-one percent shall be distributed to the Mental
 1200  Health Association of Central Florida, Inc. Of this amount, up
 1201  to 5 percent may be used for administrative expenses, and the
 1202  remainder shall be used to offer free personalized counseling to
 1203  any person affected by the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in
 1204  Orlando on June 12, 2016.
 1205         3.Two percent shall be distributed to onePULSE Foundation,
 1206  a charitable, nonprofit organization under s. 501(c)(3) of the
 1207  Internal Revenue Code, to be used for marketing of the license
 1208  plate.
 1209         4.Thirty-one percent shall be distributed to onePULSE
 1210  Foundation. Of this amount, up to 5 percent may be used for
 1211  administrative expenses, and the remainder shall be used to
 1212  support the construction and maintenance of the onePULSE
 1213  Foundation Memorial.
 1214         5.Thirty-one percent shall be distributed to Two Spirit
 1215  Health Services, Inc. Of this amount, up to 5 percent may be
 1216  used for administrative expenses, and the remainder shall be
 1217  used to offer free personalized counseling to any person
 1218  affected by the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on
 1219  June 12, 2016.
 1220         Section 8. Subsection (1) of section 320.08062, Florida
 1221  Statutes, is amended to read:
 1222         320.08062 Audits and attestations required; annual use fees
 1223  of specialty license plates.—
 1224         (1)(a) All organizations that receive annual use fee
 1225  proceeds from the department are responsible for ensuring that
 1226  proceeds are used in accordance with ss. 320.08056 and
 1227  320.08058.
 1228         (b) Any organization not subject to audit pursuant to s.
 1229  215.97 shall annually attest, under penalties of perjury, that
 1230  such proceeds were used in compliance with ss. 320.08056 and
 1231  320.08058. The attestation shall be made annually in a form and
 1232  format determined by the department. In addition, the department
 1233  shall audit any such organization every 3 years to ensure that
 1234  proceeds have been used in compliance with ss. 320.08056 and
 1235  320.08058.
 1236         (c) Any organization subject to audit pursuant to s. 215.97
 1237  shall submit an audit report in accordance with rules
 1238  promulgated by the Auditor General. The annual attestation shall
 1239  be submitted to the department for review within 9 months after
 1240  the end of the organization’s fiscal year.
 1241         Section 9. Paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of section
 1242  320.08068, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
 1243         320.08068 Motorcycle specialty license plates.—
 1244         (4) A license plate annual use fee of $20 shall be
 1245  collected for each motorcycle specialty license plate. Annual
 1246  use fees shall be distributed as follows:
 1247         (b) Twenty percent to Preserve Vision Prevent Blindness
 1248  Florida.
 1249         Section 10. Section 320.0875, Florida Statutes, is created
 1250  to read:
 1251         320.0875Purple Heart special motorcycle license plate.—
 1252         (1)Upon application to the department and payment of the
 1253  license tax for the motorcycle as provided in s. 320.08, a
 1254  resident of this state who owns or leases a motorcycle that is
 1255  not used for hire or commercial use shall be issued a Purple
 1256  Heart special motorcycle license plate if he or she provides
 1257  documentation acceptable to the department that he or she is a
 1258  recipient of the Purple Heart medal.
 1259         (2)The Purple Heart special motorcycle license plate must
 1260  be stamped with the term “Combat-wounded Veteran” followed by
 1261  the serial number of the license plate. The Purple Heart special
 1262  motorcycle license plate may have the term “Purple Heart”
 1263  stamped on the plate and the likeness of the Purple Heart medal
 1264  appearing on the plate.
 1265         Section 11. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section
 1266  320.089, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
 1267         320.089 Veterans of the United States Armed Forces; members
 1268  of National Guard; survivors of Pearl Harbor; Purple Heart medal
 1269  recipients; Bronze Star recipients; active or retired United
 1270  States Armed Forces reservists; Combat Infantry Badge, Combat
 1271  Medical Badge, or Combat Action Badge recipients; Combat Action
 1272  Ribbon recipients; Air Force Combat Action Medal recipients;
 1273  Distinguished Flying Cross recipients; former prisoners of war;
 1274  Korean War Veterans; Vietnam War Veterans; Operation Desert
 1275  Shield Veterans; Operation Desert Storm Veterans; Operation
 1276  Enduring Freedom Veterans; Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans;
 1277  Women Veterans; World War II Veterans; and Navy Submariners;
 1278  special license plates; fee.—
 1279         (1)(a) Each owner or lessee of an automobile or truck for
 1280  private use or recreational vehicle as specified in s.
 1281  320.08(9)(c) or (d), which is not used for hire or commercial
 1282  use, who is a resident of the state and a veteran of the United
 1283  States Armed Forces, a Woman Veteran, a World War II Veteran, a
 1284  Navy Submariner, an active or retired member of the Florida
 1285  National Guard, a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a
 1286  recipient of the Purple Heart medal, a recipient of the Bronze
 1287  Star, an active or retired member of any branch of the United
 1288  States Armed Forces Reserve, or a recipient of the Combat
 1289  Infantry Badge, Combat Medical Badge, Combat Action Badge,
 1290  Combat Action Ribbon, Air Force Combat Action Medal, or
 1291  Distinguished Flying Cross, upon application to the department,
 1292  accompanied by proof of release or discharge from any branch of
 1293  the United States Armed Forces, proof of active membership or
 1294  retired status in the Florida National Guard, proof of
 1295  membership in the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association or proof of
 1296  active military duty in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, proof
 1297  of being a Purple Heart medal recipient, proof of being a Bronze
 1298  Star recipient, proof of active or retired membership in any
 1299  branch of the United States Armed Forces Reserve, or proof of
 1300  membership in the Combat Infantrymen’s Association, Inc., proof
 1301  of being a recipient of the Combat Infantry Badge, Combat
 1302  Medical Badge, Combat Action Badge, Combat Action Ribbon, Air
 1303  Force Combat Action Medal, or Distinguished Flying Cross, and
 1304  upon payment of the license tax for the vehicle as provided in
 1305  s. 320.08, shall be issued a license plate as provided by s.
 1306  320.06 which, in lieu of the serial numbers prescribed by s.
 1307  320.06, is stamped with the words “Veteran,” “Woman Veteran,”
 1308  “WWII Veteran,” “Navy Submariner,” “National Guard,” “Pearl
 1309  Harbor Survivor,” “Combat-wounded veteran,” “Bronze Star,” “U.S.
 1310  Reserve,” “Combat Infantry Badge,” “Combat Medical Badge,”
 1311  “Combat Action Badge,” “Combat Action Ribbon,” “Air Force Combat
 1312  Action Medal,” or “Distinguished Flying Cross,” as appropriate,
 1313  and a likeness of the related campaign medal or badge, followed
 1314  by the serial number of the license plate. Additionally, the
 1315  Purple Heart plate may have the words “Purple Heart” stamped on
 1316  the plate and the likeness of the Purple Heart medal appearing
 1317  on the plate.
 1318         Section 12. By November 1, 2019, the annual use fees
 1319  withheld by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
 1320  from the sale of the Live the Dream specialty license plate
 1321  shall be used first to satisfy all outstanding royalty payments
 1322  due to the Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social
 1323  Change, Inc., for the use of the image of Dr. Martin Luther
 1324  King, Jr. All remaining funds shall be distributed to the
 1325  subrecipients on a pro rata basis according to the percentages
 1326  specified in s. 320.08058(47), Florida Statutes.
 1327         Section 13. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this
 1328  act, this act shall take effect October 1, 2019, but only if SB
 1329  1106 or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation is
 1330  adopted in the same legislative session or an extension thereof
 1331  and becomes a law.

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