Florida Senate - 2019 SB 1376 By Senator Gruters 23-01189B-19 20191376__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to specialty license plates; amending 3 s. 320.08058, F.S.; directing the Department of 4 Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop a Knights 5 of Columbus license plate; providing for the 6 distribution and use of fees collected from the sale 7 of such plates; providing a contingent effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (84) is added to section 320.08058, 12 Florida Statutes, to read: 13 320.08058 Specialty license plates.— 14 (84) KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LICENSE PLATES.— 15 (a) The department shall develop a Knights of Columbus 16 license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The 17 plate must bear the colors and design approved by the 18 department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the 19 plate, and the words “In God We Trust” must appear at the bottom 20 of the plate. 21 (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed 22 to Florida KofC Charities, Inc., which may use a maximum of 10 23 percent of the proceeds to promote and market the plate. The 24 remainder of the proceeds shall be used by Florida KofC 25 Charities, Inc., a Knights of Columbus organization under s. 26 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to fund its charitable 27 activities, including, but not limited to, the Christian Refugee 28 Relief Fund, disaster relief, Ultrasound Initiative, Food for 29 Families, and Coats for Kids. 30 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2019, but 31 only if SB ___ or similar legislation takes effect, if such 32 legislation is adopted in the same legislative session or an 33 extension thereof and becomes a law.