Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SPB 7090
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Lee) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (970424) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Delete lines 75 - 80
    5  and insert:
    6  department, contingent upon an approved request and memorandum
    7  of understanding, shall provide tax collectors and their agents
    8  with real-time access to data that other third parties receive
    9  from the department related to vehicle and mobile home
   10  registration certificates, registration license plates, and
   11  validation stickers, including, but not limited to, the most
   12  current address information and electronic mail addresses of
   13  applicants. The department shall approve or deny a request
   14  within 45 days after receipt; however, the 45-day period may be
   15  extended by mutual agreement of the department and the
   16  requestor.
   17         Section 26. Subsection (10) is added to section 320.131,
   18  Florida Statutes, to read:
   19         320.131 Temporary tags.—
   20         (10) The department may partner with a county tax collector
   21  to conduct a Fleet Vehicle Temporary Tag pilot program to
   22  provide temporary tags to fleet companies to allow them to
   23  operate fleet vehicles awaiting a permanent registration and
   24  title.
   25         (a) The department shall enter into a memorandum of
   26  understanding that allows up to 10 companies to participate in
   27  the pilot program and to receive multiple temporary tags for
   28  company fleet vehicles.
   29         (b) To participate in the program, a fleet company must
   30  have at least 3,500 fleet vehicles registered in this state
   31  which qualify to be registered as fleet vehicles pursuant to s.
   32  320.0657.
   33         (c) The department, upon the request of an eligible fleet
   34  company, may issue up to 50 temporary tags per request to such
   35  company.
   36         (d) A temporary tag issued under this subsection is for
   37  exclusive use on a vehicle purchased for the company’s fleet and
   38  may not be used on any other vehicle.
   39         (e) Each temporary tag may be used on only one vehicle, and
   40  each vehicle may use only one temporary tag.
   41         (f) Upon issuance of the vehicle’s permanent license plate
   42  and registration, the temporary tag becomes invalid and must be
   43  removed from the vehicle and destroyed.
   44         (g) Upon a finding by the department that a temporary tag
   45  has been misused by a fleet company under the program, the
   46  department may terminate the memorandum of understanding with
   47  the company, invalidate all temporary tags issued to the company
   48  under the program, and require such company to return any unused
   49  temporary tags.
   50         (h) The issuance of a tag using this method must be
   51  reported to the department within 2 business days, not including
   52  weekends or state holidays, after the issuance of the tag. The
   53  county tax collector shall keep a record of each temporary tag
   54  issued. The record must include the date of issuance, tag number
   55  issued, vehicle identification number, and vehicle description.
   56         (i) This subsection is repealed October 1, 2022, unless
   57  saved from repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
   59  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   60  And the title is amended as follows:
   61         Delete line 960
   62  and insert:
   63         registration license plates, and validation stickers
   64         under certain circumstances; requiring the department
   65         to either approve or deny a request within a specified
   66         timeframe, which may be extended by mutual agreement
   67         of the department and the requestor; amending s.
   68         320.131, F.S.; authorizing the department to partner
   69         with a county tax collector to conduct a Fleet Vehicle
   70         Temporary Tag pilot program for certain purposes;
   71         providing program requirements; providing for future
   72         repeal;