Florida Senate - 2018                                     SB 468
       By Senator Baxley
       12-00469B-18                                           2018468__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; directing the
    4         Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to
    5         develop a Ronald Reagan license plate; establishing an
    6         annual use fee for the plate; providing for
    7         distribution and use of fees collected from the sale
    8         of the plates; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Paragraph (ffff) 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         (ffff)Ronald Reagan license plate, $25.
   18         Section 2. Subsection (84) is added to section 320.08058,
   19  Florida Statutes, to read:
   20         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   22         (a)The department shall develop a Ronald Reagan license
   23  plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate
   24  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
   25  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
   26  words “President Ronald Reagan” must appear at the bottom of the
   27  plate.
   28         (b)The department shall remit the proceeds of the annual
   29  use fees from the sale of the plate to the Florida Ronald Reagan
   30  Centennial, Inc. The first $150,000 of the use fee given to the
   31  Florida Ronald Reagan Centennial, Inc., shall be used to pay
   32  startup costs, including costs incurred in the development and
   33  issuance of plates. Thereafter, the proceeds must be used as
   34  follows:
   35         1.Up to 15 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   36  administrative costs of the organization.
   37         2.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds may be used for
   38  promotion and marketing of the plate.
   39         3.Up to 10 percent of the proceeds shall be donated to the
   40  Florida National Guard Foundation. The foundation shall
   41  distribute the funds to Florida National Guard members or their
   42  relatives who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The funds
   43  must be distributed as individual grants based on applications
   44  submitted by the members or their relatives and reviewed and
   45  approved by the Florida National Guard. The chief medical
   46  officer of the Florida National Guard shall determine the amount
   47  of each grant based on need.
   48         4.The remainder of the proceeds shall be used to fund
   49  activities, programs, and projects that educate Florida’s
   50  students and residents about the contributions of the nation’s
   51  40th President to this state and the United States and to
   52  support ongoing research of Alzheimer’s disease for the benefit
   53  of Florida residents who suffer from the disease and their
   54  families.
   55         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2018.