Florida Senate - 2012                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/CS/HB 599, 1st Eng.
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Floor: WD            .                                
             03/09/2012 02:34 PM       .                                

       Senator Fasano moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 41 and 42
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (aaaa) is added to subsection (4) of
    6  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
    8         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
    9  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   10         (aaaa) American Legion license plate, $25.
   11         Section 2. Subsection (79) is added to section 320.08058,
   12  Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   15         (a) The department shall develop an American Legion license
   16  plate as provided in this section. The plate must bear the
   17  colors and design approved by the department and must
   18  incorporate the official American Legion emblem adopted in 1919.
   19  The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate and the
   20  words “American Legion” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   21         (b) Proceeds from the annual use fees shall be distributed
   22  to the American Legion, Department of Florida, which shall
   23  retain all revenues from the sale of the plates until all
   24  startup costs for developing and issuing the plates have been
   25  recovered. Thereafter, 60 percent of the proceeds shall be
   26  distributed to the American Legion, Department of Florida, and
   27  used to support Boys State in Florida, the Veteran Affairs and
   28  Rehabilitation program, the Gilchrist Endowment Fund, and for
   29  administration and marketing the plate. Twenty percent of the
   30  proceeds shall be distributed to the direct-support organization
   31  created under s. 292.055, under the Department of Veterans’
   32  Affairs, and 20 percent shall be distributed to the direct
   33  support organization created under s. 250.115, under the
   34  Department of Military Affairs. A maximum of 10 percent of the
   35  proceeds received by the American Legion from the sale of the
   36  plate may be used for administration and marketing the plate.
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   39         And the title is amended as follows:
   40         Delete line 3
   41  and insert:
   42         programs; amending ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.;
   43         creating the American Legion license plate;
   44         establishing an annual use fee for the plate;
   45         providing for the distribution of the proceeds
   46         received from the sale of the plate; amending s.
   47         341.301, F.S.; revising the