Florida Senate - 2017                               CS for SB 56
       By the Committee on Transportation; and Senators Bean and Baxley
       596-01941-17                                            201756c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         s. 320.08056, F.S.; establishing an annual use fee for
    4         the Ducks Unlimited license plate; amending s.
    5         320.08058, F.S.; revising the distribution of proceeds
    6         for the Fallen Law Enforcement Officers License Plate;
    7         requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor
    8         Vehicles to develop a Ducks Unlimited license plate;
    9         providing for distribution and use of fees collected
   10         from the sale of the plates; providing an effective
   11         date.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. Paragraph (ffff) is added to subsection (4) of
   16  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   17         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   18         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   19  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   20         (ffff) Ducks Unlimited license plate, $25.
   21         Section 2.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (80) of section
   22  320.08058, Florida Statutes, is amended and subsection (84) is
   23  added to that section, to read:
   24         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   26         (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to the Police
   27  and Kids Foundation, Inc., which may use up to a maximum of 10
   28  percent of the proceeds for marketing to promote and market the
   29  plate. All remaining proceeds shall be distributed to and used
   30  by the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc., for its operations,
   31  activities, programs, and projects The remainder of the proceeds
   32  shall be used by the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc., to invest
   33  and reinvest, and the interest earnings shall be used for the
   34  operation of the Police and Kids Foundation, Inc.
   36         (a)The department shall develop a Ducks Unlimited license
   37  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. Ducks
   38  Unlimited license plates must bear the colors and design
   39  approved by the department. The word “Florida” must appear at
   40  the top of the plate, and the words “Conserving Florida
   41  Wetlands” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   42         (b)The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be
   43  distributed to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., a nonprofit corporation
   44  under s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to be used as
   45  follows:
   46         1.Up to 5 percent may be used for administrative costs and
   47  marketing of the plate.
   48         2.A minimum of 95 percent shall be used in this state to
   49  support the mission and efforts of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., for
   50  the conservation, restoration, and management of Florida
   51  wetlands and associated habitats for the benefit of waterfowl,
   52  other wildlife, and people.
   53         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2017.