Florida Senate - 2013              PROPOSED COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 274
                                Barcode 164746                          
       Proposed Committee Substitute by the Committee on Appropriations
       (Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and
       Economic Development)
    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 a
    4         Freemasonry license plate; establishing an annual use
    5         fee for the plate; providing for the distribution of
    6         annual use fees received from the sale of the plate;
    7         providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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) Freemasonry 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.—
   21         (a) Notwithstanding s. 45, chapter 2008-176, Laws of
   22  Florida, as amended by s. 21, chapter 2010-223, Laws of Florida,
   23  and s. 320.08053(1), the department shall develop a Freemasonry
   24  license plate as provided in s. 320.08053(2) and (3), and this
   25  section. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate,
   26  and the words “In God We Trust” must appear at the bottom of the
   27  plate.
   28         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
   29  to the Masonic Home Endowment Fund, Inc., which may use a
   30  maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the
   31  plate. The remainder of the proceeds shall be used by the
   32  Masonic Home Endowment Fund, Inc., to invest and reinvest and
   33  use the interest for the operation of the Masonic Home of
   34  Florida, a five-star facility dedicated to the care of Masons
   35  and their families.
   36         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2013.