Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 854
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  01/19/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Transportation (Evers) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 322.097, Florida Statutes, is created to
    6  read:
    7         322.097 Electronic notification service.—
    8         (1) Upon application and receipt of the fee described in
    9  subsection (4) from an individual requesting notification of
   10  additions to the driving record of a specified licensee, the
   11  department shall provide electronic notification to the
   12  requestor each time any of the following events are added to the
   13  licensee’s driving record:
   14         (a) Conviction for a traffic violation.
   15         (b) A notice of pending suspension, revocation,
   16  disqualification, withdrawal, or cancellation of the licensee’s
   17  privilege to drive or driver license.
   18         (c) Suspension, revocation, disqualification, withdrawal,
   19  or cancellation of the licensee’s privilege to drive or driver
   20  license.
   21         (d) An at-fault vehicle crash.
   22         (2) Application forms under subsection (1) shall be as
   23  prescribed by the department.
   24         (3) Electronic notifications under subsection (1) shall be
   25  made to the requestor’s e-mail address or telephone text
   26  messaging system, as specified in the application.
   27         (4) The department shall charge an annual subscription fee
   28  of $5 per licensee record requested to cover the department’s
   29  administrative costs of providing the electronic notifications.
   30  Funds collected by the department shall be deposited into the
   31  Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund. Any amounts received which
   32  are greater than the annual cost to administer the program shall
   33  be used by the department to promote safe driving.
   34         (5) The department may adopt rules as necessary to
   35  administer this section.
   36         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2012.
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   39         And the title is amended as follows:
   40         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   41  and insert:
   42                        A bill to be entitled                      
   43         An act relating to driving records; creating s.
   44         322.097, F.S.; authorizing the Department of Highway
   45         Safety and Motor Vehicles to electronically notify an
   46         individual when certain events are added to the
   47         driving record of a specified licensee; providing for
   48         application forms; providing for a fee; providing
   49         rulemaking authority; providing an effective date.