Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (314566) for CS for SB 784
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  05/01/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 1234 and 1235
    4  insert:
    5         Section 25. Subsection (10) is added to section 320.131,
    6  Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         320.131 Temporary tags.—
    8         (10) Beginning October 1, 2017, the department may partner
    9  with a county tax collector to conduct a Fleet Vehicle Temporary
   10  Tag pilot program to provide temporary tags to fleet companies
   11  to allow them to operate fleet vehicles awaiting a permanent
   12  registration and title.
   13         (a) The department shall establish a memorandum of
   14  understanding that allows a maximum of three companies to
   15  participate in the pilot program to receive multiple temporary
   16  tags for company fleet vehicles.
   17         (b) To participate in the program a fleet company must have
   18  a minimum of 3,500 fleet vehicles registered in this state that
   19  qualify to be registered as fleet vehicles pursuant to s.
   20  320.0657.
   21         (c) The department may issue up to 50 temporary tags at a
   22  time to an eligible fleet company, if requested by such company.
   23         (d) The temporary tags are for exclusive use for a vehicle
   24  purchased for the company's fleet, and may not be used on any
   25  other vehicle.
   26         (e) Each temporary plate may be used by only one vehicle
   27  and each vehicle may only use one temporary plate.
   28         (f) Upon issuance of the vehicle's permanent license plate
   29  and registration, the temporary tag becomes invalid and must be
   30  removed from the vehicle and destroyed.
   31         (g) Upon a finding by the department that a temporary tag
   32  has been misused by a fleet company under this program, the
   33  department may terminate the memorandum of understanding with
   34  the company, invalidate all temporary tags issued to the company
   35  under this program, and require such company to return any
   36  unused temporary tags.
   37         (h) This subsection is repealed on October 1, 2019, unless
   38  saved from repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Between lines 120 and 121
   43  insert:
   44         320.131, F.S.; creating a Fleet Vehicle Temporary Tag
   45         pilot program; amending s.