Florida Senate - 2019 SB 1324 By Senator Brandes 24-01056-19 20191324__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to fees; amending s. 381.986, F.S.; 3 authorizing the Department of Health to require the 4 payment of specified fees relating to the registration 5 of and the operating licenses, facility permits, and 6 vehicle permits for medical marijuana treatment 7 centers (MMTCs); authorizing the department to refuse 8 to issue or renew an operating license or facility 9 permit of an MMTC that has failed to pay an 10 application or renewal fee; authorizing the department 11 to charge a specified fee for issuing and annually 12 renewing an MMTC employee identification card; 13 providing a contingent effective date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. Present paragraph (k) of subsection (8) of 18 section 381.986, Florida Statutes, as amended by SB ____, is 19 redesignated as paragraph (l), a new paragraph (k) is added to 20 that subsection, and paragraph (e) is added to subsection (9) of 21 that section, to read: 22 381.986 Medical use of marijuana.— 23 (8) MEDICAL MARIJUANA TREATMENT CENTERS.— 24 (k) The department may require the payment of the following 25 fees: 26 1. For MMTC registration, an initial registration fee not 27 to exceed $1,000 and a biennial renewal fee not to exceed $500. 28 2. For a cultivation license, an initial application fee 29 not to exceed $1,000, a licensure fee not to exceed $50,000, and 30 a biennial renewal fee not to exceed $50,000. 31 3. For a processing license, an initial application fee not 32 to exceed $1,000, a licensure fee not to exceed $50,000, and a 33 biennial renewal fee not to exceed $50,000. 34 4. For a retail license, an initial application fee not to 35 exceed $1,000, a licensure fee not to exceed $10,000, and a 36 biennial renewal fee not to exceed $10,000. 37 5. For a transportation license, an initial application fee 38 not to exceed $1,000, a licensure fee not to exceed $10,000, and 39 a biennial renewal fee not to exceed $10,000. 40 6. For each vehicle permit, an initial application fee of 41 $500 per vehicle. 42 7. For each facility permit, an initial permitting fee not 43 to exceed $5,000 and a biennial renewal fee not to exceed 44 $5,000. 45 46 The department may refuse to issue or renew a cultivation, 47 processing, retail, or transportation license or facility permit 48 for an MMTC that has failed to pay an application or renewal fee 49 for the operating license or permit. 50 (9) MEDICAL MARIJUANA TREATMENT CENTER PERSONNEL; 51 REGISTRATION; EMPLOYEE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.— 52 (e) The department may charge a reasonable fee when issuing 53 and upon annually renewing an MMTC employee identification card, 54 not to exceed $75. 55 Section 2. This act shall take effect on the same date that 56 SB ____ or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation 57 is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension 58 thereof and becomes a law.