Florida Senate - 2012                                    SB 1982
       By the Committee on Budget
       576-03461-12                                          20121982__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to state law enforcement radio
    3         systems; amending ss. 318.18 and 318.21, F.S.;
    4         delaying the expiration of a surcharge imposed for
    5         certain offenses and traffic violations, the proceeds
    6         of which is deposited into the State Agency Law
    7         Enforcement Radio System Trust Fund to support such
    8         systems; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (17) of section 318.18, Florida
   13  Statutes, is amended to read:
   14         318.18 Amount of penalties.—The penalties required for a
   15  noncriminal disposition pursuant to s. 318.14 or a criminal
   16  offense listed in s. 318.17 are as follows:
   17         (17) In addition to any penalties imposed, a surcharge of
   18  $3 must be paid for all criminal offenses listed in s. 318.17
   19  and for all noncriminal moving traffic violations under chapter
   20  316. Revenue from the surcharge shall be remitted to the
   21  Department of Revenue and deposited quarterly into the State
   22  Agency Law Enforcement Radio System Trust Fund of the Department
   23  of Management Services for the state agency law enforcement
   24  radio system, as described in s. 282.709, and to provide
   25  technical assistance to state agencies and local law enforcement
   26  agencies with their statewide systems of regional law
   27  enforcement communications, as described in s. 282.7101. This
   28  subsection expires July 1, 2021 2012. The Department of
   29  Management Services may retain funds sufficient to recover the
   30  costs and expenses incurred for managing, administering, and
   31  overseeing the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System, and
   32  providing technical assistance to state agencies and local law
   33  enforcement agencies with their statewide systems of regional
   34  law enforcement communications. The Department of Management
   35  Services working in conjunction with the Joint Task Force on
   36  State Agency Law Enforcement Communications shall determine and
   37  direct the purposes for which these funds are used to enhance
   38  and improve the radio system.
   39         Section 2. Subsection (17) of section 318.21, Florida
   40  Statutes, is amended to read:
   41         318.21 Disposition of civil penalties by county courts.—All
   42  civil penalties received by a county court pursuant to the
   43  provisions of this chapter shall be distributed and paid monthly
   44  as follows:
   45         (17) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), the proceeds
   46  from the surcharge imposed under s. 318.18(17) shall be
   47  distributed as provided in that subsection. This subsection
   48  expires July 1, 2021 2012.
   49         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.