Florida Senate - 2011 SB 2012 By Senator Braynon 33-02287-11 20112012__ 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 the Go 4 Green license plate; establishing an annual use fee 5 for the plate and providing for the distribution of 6 use fees received 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. Paragraph (aaaa) 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 (aaaa) Go Green license plate, $25. 17 Section 2. Subsection (79) is added to section 320.08058, 18 Florida Statutes, to read: 19 320.08058 Specialty license plates.— 20 (79) GO GREEN LICENSE PLATES.— 21 (a) The department shall develop a Go Green license plate 22 as provided in this section. The plate must bear the colors and 23 design approved by the department. The word “Florida” must 24 appear at the top of the plate, and the words “Go Green” must 25 appear at the bottom of the plate. 26 (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to the 27 Coalition for Renewable Energy Solutions, Inc., which shall 28 retain the initial revenues from the sales of such plates until 29 all startup costs incurred in the development and approval of 30 the plates have been reimbursed. Thereafter, the proceeds shall 31 be used by the coalition as follows: 32 1. A maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds may be used to 33 fund the administrative and marketing costs of the license plate 34 program. 35 2. The remaining fees shall be used to fund programs and 36 projects that educate the public and implement or publicize 37 renewable energy solutions. 38 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.