Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 696
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Floor: WD            .                                
             04/25/2014 05:35 PM       .                                

       Senator Evers moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 728 and 729
    4  insert:
    5         Section 11. Sale of unsafe used tires; penalty.—
    6         (1) A used tire retailer in this state may not sell unsafe
    7  used passenger or light truck tires for purposes of mounting on
    8  a vehicle unless such tires are sold for recapping.
    9         (2) For purposes of this section, a used tire is considered
   10  unsafe if:
   11         (a) Any area of the tread is worn to 2/32-inch tread depth
   12  or less;
   13         (b) The damage to the tire, including any cuts, cracks,
   14  bulges, punctures, scrapes, or wear, exposes the reinforcing
   15  plies of the tire;
   16         (c) The tire has been improperly repaired, including:
   17         1. A repair made in the tread shoulder or belt edge area of
   18  the tire;
   19         2. A puncture repair in which the tire has not been sealed
   20  or patched on the inside and repaired with a cured rubber stem
   21  through to the outside of the tire;
   22         3. A repair to the sidewall or bead area of the tire; or
   23         4. A repair of a puncture larger than 1/4-inch;
   24         (d) The tire shows evidence of prior use of a temporary
   25  tire sealant without evidence of a subsequent proper repair;
   26         (e) The tire identification number has been defaced or
   27  removed;
   28         (f) The tire has inner liner or bead damage; or
   29         (g) The tire shows evidence of internal separation, such as
   30  a bulge or local area of irregular tread wear.
   31         (3) A person who knowingly sells an unsafe used tire in
   32  violation of this section commits a deceptive and unfair trade
   33  practice as provided in part II of chapter 501, Florida
   34  Statutes.
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   37  And the title is amended as follows:
   38         Delete line 63
   39  and insert: