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

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and
       Economic Development (Perry) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (896914) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 1251 and 1252
    5  insert:
    6         Section 30. Section 320.0605, Florida Statutes, is amended
    7  to read:
    8         320.0605 Certificate of registration; possession required;
    9  exception.—
   10         (1)(a) The registration certificate or an official copy
   11  thereof, a true copy or an electronic copy of rental or lease
   12  documentation issued for a motor vehicle or issued for a
   13  replacement vehicle in the same registration period, a temporary
   14  receipt printed upon self-initiated electronic renewal of a
   15  registration via the Internet, or a cab card issued for a
   16  vehicle registered under the International Registration Plan
   17  shall, at all times while the vehicle is being used or operated
   18  on the roads of this state, be in the possession of the operator
   19  thereof or be carried in the vehicle for which issued and shall
   20  be exhibited upon demand of any authorized law enforcement
   21  officer or any agent of the department, except for a vehicle
   22  registered under s. 320.0657. The provisions of This section
   23  does do not apply during the first 30 days after purchase of a
   24  replacement vehicle. A violation of this section is a
   25  noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving
   26  violation as provided in chapter 318.
   27         (b)1. The act of presenting to a law enforcement officer or
   28  an agent of the department an electronic device displaying an
   29  electronic copy of rental or lease documentation does not
   30  constitute consent for the officer or agent to access any
   31  information on the device other than the displayed rental or
   32  lease documentation.
   33         2. The person who presents the device to the officer or
   34  agent assumes liability for any resulting damage to the device.
   35         (2) Rental or lease documentation that is sufficient to
   36  satisfy the requirement in subsection (1) includes the
   37  following:
   38         (a) Date of rental and time of exit from rental facility;
   39         (b) Rental station identification;
   40         (c) Rental agreement number;
   41         (c)(d) Rental vehicle identification number;
   42         (d)(e) Rental vehicle license plate number and state of
   43  registration;
   44         (e)(f) Vehicle’s make, model, and color;
   45         (f)(g) Vehicle’s mileage; and
   46         (g)(h) Authorized renter’s name.
   47         Section 31. Section 322.38, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   48  read:
   49         322.38 Renting motor vehicle to another.—
   50         (1) A No person may not shall rent a motor vehicle to any
   51  other person unless the other latter person is then duly
   52  licensed, or, if a nonresident, he or she shall be licensed
   53  under the laws of the state or country of his or her residence,
   54  except a nonresident whose home state or country does not
   55  require that an operator be licensed.
   56         (2) A No person may not shall rent a motor vehicle to
   57  another until he or she has inspected the driver license of the
   58  person to whom the vehicle is to be rented, and has compared and
   59  verified that the driver license is unexpired signature thereon
   60  with the signature of such person written in his or her
   61  presence.
   62         (3) Every person renting a motor vehicle to another shall
   63  keep a record of the registration number of the motor vehicle so
   64  rented, the name and address of the person to whom the vehicle
   65  is rented, the number of the license of said latter person, and
   66  the date and place when and where the said license was issued.
   67  Such record shall be open to inspection by any police officer,
   68  or officer or employee of the department.
   69         (4) If a motor vehicle is rented to a person through
   70  digital, electronic, or other means that allow the renter to
   71  obtain possession of the motor vehicle without direct contact
   72  with an owner or agent or an employee of a motor vehicle rental
   73  company, or if the renter does not execute a rental contract at
   74  the time that he or she takes possession of the vehicle, it must
   75  be deemed that the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) are
   76  met when, at the time the renter enrolls in a membership
   77  program, master agreement, or other means of establishing use of
   78  the motor vehicle through the motor vehicle rental company, or
   79  any time thereafter, the renter is required to verify that he or
   80  she is duly licensed and that the license is unexpired.
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   83  And the title is amended as follows:
   84         Delete line 2336
   85  and insert:
   86         are issued; amending s. 320.0605, F.S.; authorizing an
   87         electronic copy of certain rental or lease
   88         documentation to be in the possession of the vehicle
   89         operator or carried in the vehicle and to be exhibited
   90         upon demand of any authorized law enforcement officer
   91         or any agent of the department; providing that the act
   92         of presenting a certain electronic device to the
   93         officer or agent does not constitute consent for the
   94         officer or agent to access any information on the
   95         device other than the displayed rental or lease
   96         documentation; providing for assumption of liability
   97         for any resulting damage to the device; revising
   98         requirements for rental or lease documentation;
   99         amending s. 322.38, F.S.; prohibiting a person from
  100         renting a motor vehicle to another person unless he or
  101         she has verified that the renter’s driver license is
  102         unexpired; requiring that a person renting a motor
  103         vehicle to another person keep a record of the place
  104         where the renter’s license was issued; providing that,
  105         under certain circumstances, specified requirements
  106         are deemed met when a renter is required at certain
  107         times to verify that he or she is duly licensed and
  108         that the license is unexpired; amending s. 320.0607,
  109         F.S.; providing