Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 282
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/08/2015           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
       (Bradley) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 70 - 74
    4  and insert:
    5         (d) A person acting in good faith on behalf of a business
    6  entity for a legitimate business purpose. This paragraph does
    7  not apply to a person engaged in private investigation, as
    8  defined in s. 493.6101, on behalf of another person unless such
    9  activities would otherwise be exempt under this subsection if
   10  performed by the person engaging the private investigator.
   11         (e) An owner or lessee of a motor vehicle that installs, or
   12  directs the installation of, a tracking device or tracking
   13  application on such vehicle during the period of ownership or
   14  lease, provided that:
   15         1. The tracking device or tracking application is removed
   16  before the vehicle’s title is transferred or the vehicle’s lease
   17  expires;
   18         2. The new owner of the vehicle, in the case of a sale, or
   19  the lessor of the vehicle, in the case of an expired lease,
   20  consents in writing to the nonremoval of the tracking device or
   21  tracking application; or
   22         3. The owner of the vehicle at the time of the installation
   23  of the tracking device or tracking application was the original
   24  manufacturer of the vehicle.
   25         (5) A person who violates this section commits a
   26  misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s.
   27  775.082 or s. 775.083.
   28         Section 2. Paragraph (y) is added to subsection (1) of
   29  section 493.6118, Florida Statutes, to read:
   30         493.6118 Grounds for disciplinary action.—
   31         (1) The following constitute grounds for which disciplinary
   32  action specified in subsection (2) may be taken by the
   33  department against any licensee, agency, or applicant regulated
   34  by this chapter, or any unlicensed person engaged in activities
   35  regulated under this chapter.
   36         (y) Installation of a tracking device or tracking
   37  application in violation of s. 934.425.
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   40  And the title is amended as follows:
   41         Delete line 10
   42  and insert:
   43         applications; providing criminal penalties; amending
   44         s. 493.6118, F.S.; providing that violations of the
   45         prohibition on installation of tracking devices and
   46         tracking applications by private investigative,
   47         private security, and repossession services are
   48         grounds for disciplinary action, to which penalties
   49         apply; providing