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.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Subsection (84) is added to section 320.08058,
   12  Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         320.08058 Specialty 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.