Florida Senate - 2014                                     SB 132
       By Senator Latvala
       20-00004A-14                                           2014132__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; creating a Fallen
    4         Law Enforcement Officers license plate; establishing
    5         an annual use fee for the plate; providing for the
    6         distribution of use fees received from the sale of
    7         such plates; providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (eeee) is added to subsection (4) of
   12  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   14         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   15  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   16         (eeee) Fallen Law Enforcement Officers license plate, $25.
   17         Section 2. Subsection (83) is added to section 320.08058,
   18  Florida Statutes, to read:
   19         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   21         (a) Notwithstanding s. 45, chapter 2008-176, Laws of
   22  Florida, as amended by s. 21, chapter 2010-223, Laws of Florida,
   23  and s. 320.08053(1), the department shall develop a Fallen Law
   24  Enforcement Officers license plate as provided in s.
   25  320.08053(2) and (3) and this section. The plates must bear the
   26  colors and design approved by the department. The word “Florida”
   27  must appear at the top of the plate, and the words “A Hero
   28  Remembered Never Dies” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   29         (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to the Police
   30  and Kids Foundation, Inc., which may use a maximum of 10 percent
   31  of the proceeds to promote and market the plate. The remainder
   32  of the proceeds shall be used by the Police and Kids Foundation,
   33  Inc., to invest and reinvest, and the interest earnings shall be
   34  used for the operation of the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc.
   35         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2014.