Florida Senate - 2013                                     SB 274
       By Senator Dean
       5-00567-13                                             2013274__
    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         use fees received from the sale of such plates;
    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) The department shall develop a Freemasonry license
   22  plate as provided in this section. The word “Florida” must
   23  appear at the top of the plate, and the words “In God We Trust”
   24  must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   25         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
   26  to the Masonic Home Endowment Fund, Inc., which may use a
   27  maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the
   28  plate. The remainder of the proceeds shall be used by the
   29  Masonic Home Endowment Fund, Inc., to invest and reinvest and
   30  use the interest for the operation of the Masonic Home of
   31  Florida, a five-star facility dedicated to the care of Masons
   32  and their families.
   33         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.