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CS/SB 342 — Vehicle and Vessel Registration

by Transportation Committee and Senator Diaz

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill provides that a tax collector may exercise his or her authority to contract with a privately owned license plate agent, and may determine any additional service charges that will be collected by the license plate agent. Any additional service charges must be fully itemized and disclosed to a person paying the service charges.

The bill requires the license plate agent to enter into a contract with the tax collector regarding the disclosure of additional service charges.

The bill also requires tax collectors and their approved license plate agents to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles regarding use of the Florida Real Time Vehicle Information System.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2021.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 116-0