Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 974
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Perry) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 71 - 104
    4  and insert:
    5  System or an equivalent commercially available system and
    6  attempt to obtain the owner’s address from that jurisdiction. If
    7  the jurisdiction returns an address that is different from the
    8  owner’s address provided by the insurance company, the
    9  independent entity must send a notice that meets the
   10  requirements of paragraph (b) to both addresses.
   11         (d) The independent entity shall maintain for a minimum of
   12  3 years the records related to the 30-day notice sent to the
   13  owner, the results of searches of the National Motor Vehicle
   14  Title Information System or an equivalent commercially available
   15  system, and the notification to the National Motor Vehicle Title
   16  Information System made pursuant to paragraph (e).
   17         (e)(c) The independent entity shall make the required
   18  notification to the National Motor Vehicle Title Information
   19  System before releasing any damaged or dismantled motor vehicle
   20  to the owner or before applying for a certificate of destruction
   21  or salvage certificate of title.
   22         (f)(d) Upon applying for a certificate of destruction or
   23  salvage certificate of title, the independent entity shall
   24  provide a copy of the release statement from the insurance
   25  company to the independent entity, proof of providing the 30-day
   26  notice to the owner, proof of notification to the National Motor
   27  Vehicle Title Information System, proof of all lien
   28  satisfactions or proof of a release of all liens on the motor
   29  vehicle, and applicable fees. If the independent entity is
   30  unable to obtain a lien satisfaction or a release of all liens
   31  on the motor vehicle, the independent entity must provide an
   32  affidavit stating that notice was sent to all lienholders that
   33  the motor vehicle is available for pickup, 30 days have passed
   34  since the notice was delivered or attempted to be delivered
   35  pursuant to this section, attempts have been made to obtain a
   36  release from all lienholders, and all such attempts have been to
   37  no avail. The notice to lienholders and attempts to obtain a
   38  release from lienholders may be by written request delivered in
   39  person or by certified mail or another commercially available
   40  delivery service that provides proof of delivery to the
   41  lienholder at the lienholder’s address as provided on the
   42  certificate of title and, if the address is different, as
   43  designated with the Department of State pursuant to s.
   44  655.0201(2).
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   47  And the title is amended as follows:
   48         Delete line 18
   49  and insert:
   50         for a minimum period; requiring an independent entity
   51         to provide proof of all lien satisfactions or proof of
   52         a release of all liens on a motor vehicle upon
   53         applying for a certificate of destruction or salvage
   54         certificate of title; requiring an independent