Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 618
Senate . House
Comm: RCS .
The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Braynon)
recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 55 - 104
4 and insert:
5 (5)(a) Every
full-service gasoline station offering self
6 service at a lesser cost shall require an attendant employed by
7 the station to dispense gasoline from the self-service portion
8 of the station to any motor vehicle properly displaying an
9 exemption parking permit as provided in s. 316.1958 or s.
10 320.0848 or a license plate issued pursuant to s. 320.084, s.
11 320.0842, s. 320.0843, or s. 320.0845 when the person to whom
12 such permit has been issued is the operator of the vehicle and
13 such service is requested. The station must have a telephone
14 number that is operational and answered by an attendant during
15 the hours the gasoline station is open to the public which a
16 person can call to request assistance. If a request is made when
17 a second attendant is not present, the gasoline station is not
18 required to provide assistance, however, the attendant on duty
19 must inform the person why assistance is not currently
20 available. Such stations shall prominently display a decal no
21 larger than 8 square inches on the front of all self-service
22 pumps clearly stating the requirements of this subsection and
23 the penalties applicable to violations of this subsection. The
24 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall enforce
25 this requirement.
26 (b) Every gasoline station shall prominently display on the
27 front of each self-service gasoline pump a sign, decal, or
28 sticker of at least 15 square inches printed on a blue
29 background that clearly states:
30 1. The telephone number for the gasoline station.
31 2. The international symbol of accessibility (ISA).
32 3. Wording such as “Call for Assistance” or “Assistance
33 Available upon Request.”
34 4. The hours that two attendants will be available to
35 provide assistance at the gasoline station.
36 5. The requirements of this subsection and the penalties
37 applicable to violations of this subsection.
38 (c) (b) Violation of this subsection paragraph (a) is a
39 misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s.
40 775.082 or s. 775.083. The Department of Agriculture and
41 Consumer Services shall enforce this subsection.
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44 And the title is amended as follows:
45 Delete lines 5 - 9
46 and insert:
48 stations; requiring the gasoline station to have a
49 telephone number that is operational and answered by
50 an attendant during the hours the gasoline station is
51 open; requiring certain signage at each self-service
52 gasoline pump; providing for size and content of the
53 signs; requiring an attendant to provide refueling
54 assistance to a person with a permit or license plate
55 issued under specified provisions; enhancing criminal
56 penalties; requiring the Department of Agriculture and
57 Consumer Services to enforce subsection (5);