Florida Senate - 2013 CS for CS for SB 274 By the Committees on Rules; and Transportation; and Senators Dean, Evers, and Latvala 595-03971-13 2013274c2 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 such plates; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 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.— 20 (79) FREEMASONRY LICENSE PLATES.— 21 (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 320.08053, the 22 department shall develop a Freemasonry license plate as provided 23 in this section. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of 24 the plate, and the words “In God We Trust” must appear at the 25 bottom of the plate. 26 (b) The department shall retain all annual use fees from 27 the sale of such plates until all startup costs for developing 28 and issuing the plates have been recovered. Thereafter, the 29 license plate annual use fees shall be distributed to the 30 Masonic Home Endowment Fund, Inc., which may use a maximum of 10 31 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the plate. The 32 remainder of the proceeds shall be used by the Masonic Home 33 Endowment Fund, Inc., to invest and reinvest and use the 34 interest for the operation of the Masonic Home of Florida, a 35 five-star facility dedicated to the care of Masons and their 36 families. 37 Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2013.