Florida Senate - 2014                                     SB 752
       By Senator Diaz de la Portilla
       40-01133-14                                            2014752__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; requiring the
    4         Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to
    5         create a Play Ball license plate; establishing an
    6         annual use fee for the plate; providing for the
    7         distribution of the use fees received from the sale of
    8         such plates; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Paragraph (eeee) is added to subsection (4) of
   13  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   14         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   15         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   16  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   17         (eeee) Play Ball license plate, $25.
   18         Section 2. Subsection (83) is added to section 320.08058,
   19  Florida Statutes, to read:
   20         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   21         (83) PLAY BALL LICENSE PLATES.—
   22         (a) Notwithstanding s. 320.08053(1) and s. 45 of chapter
   23  2008-176, Laws of Florida, as amended by s. 21 of chapter 2010
   24  223, Laws of Florida, the department shall develop a Play Ball
   25  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053(2)
   26  and (3). The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate,
   27  and the words “Play Ball” must appear at the bottom of the
   28  plate.
   29         (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to American
   30  Dream Baseball, Inc., which shall retain all proceeds until the
   31  startup costs for developing and issuing the plates have been
   32  recovered. Thereafter, the annual use fees shall be used as
   33  follows:
   34         1. A maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   35  the promotion and marketing of the plate.
   36         2. A maximum of 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   37  the administrative costs directly associated with the plate and
   38  with American Dream Baseball, Inc., programs.
   39         3. The balance of the proceeds shall be used by American
   40  Dream Baseball, Inc., to fund its activities, programs, and
   41  projects.
   42         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.