Florida Senate - 2019                                     SB 808
       By Senator Perry
       8-00806-19                                             2019808__
    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 an
    5         Ethical Ecotourism license plate; providing for
    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 an Ethical Ecotourism
   16  license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The
   17  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and words
   18  that are approved by the department must appear at the bottom of
   19  the plate.
   20         (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate must be
   21  distributed equally between the Florida Society for Ethical
   22  Ecotourism and Paddle Florida, Inc., each of which may use up to
   23  10 percent of such proceeds for administrative costs and the
   24  marketing of the plate. The remaining proceeds must be used by
   25  the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism to provide
   26  environmental education and awareness that encourage behaviors
   27  that contribute to the sustainability of Florida’s natural
   28  ecosystems and resources, and by Paddle Florida, Inc., to raise
   29  awareness about water conservation, wildlife preservation,
   30  restoration of springs, and protection of waterways in this
   31  state.
   32         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2019, but
   33  only if SB ___ or similar legislation takes effect, if such
   34  legislation is adopted in the same legislative session or an
   35  extension thereof and becomes a law.