Florida Senate - 2019                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 974
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Perry moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 248 - 286
    4  and insert:
    5         (10)(a) Jurisdiction over the electronic filing system for
    6  use by authorized electronic filing system agents to:
    7         1. Electronically title or register motor vehicles,
    8  vessels, mobile homes, or off-highway vehicles;
    9         2. For derelict or salvage motor vehicles, process title
   10  transactions, derelict motor vehicle certificates, or
   11  certificates of destruction, pursuant to s. 319.30(2), (3), (7),
   12  or (8);
   13         3. Issue or transfer registration license plates or decals;
   14         4. Electronically transfer fees due for the title and
   15  registration process; and
   16         5. Perform inquiries for title, registration, and
   17  lienholder verification and certification of service providers,
   19  is expressly preempted to the state, and the department shall
   20  have regulatory authority over the system. The electronic filing
   21  system shall be available for use statewide and applied
   22  uniformly throughout the state.
   23         (b) The following entities that meet all established
   24  requirements may be authorized electronic filing system agents
   25  and may not be precluded from participating in the electronic
   26  filing system in any county:
   27         1. An entity that, in the normal course of its business,
   28  sells products that must be titled or registered and, provides
   29  title and registration services on behalf of its consumers; or
   30         2. An authorized insurer as defined in s. 624.09(1), a
   31  licensed salvage motor vehicle dealer as defined in s.
   32  320.27(1)(c)5., or a licensed motor vehicle auction as defined
   33  in s. 320.27(1)(c)4. For these entities, authorization for use
   34  of the electronic filing system under this subparagraph is
   35  limited exclusively to processing, in the normal course of
   36  business pursuant to s. 319.30(2), (3), (7), or (8), title
   37  transactions, derelict motor vehicle certificates, or
   38  certificates of destruction for derelict or salvage motor
   39  vehicles physically located in the state and meets all
   40  established requirements may be an authorized electronic filing
   41  system agent and shall not be precluded from participating in
   42  the electronic filing system in any county.
   43         (c) Upon request from a qualified entity, the tax collector
   44  shall appoint the entity as an authorized electronic filing
   45  system agent for that county. The department shall adopt rules
   46  in accordance with chapter 120 to replace the December 10, 2009,
   47  program standards and to administer the provisions of this
   48  section, including, but not limited to, establishing
   49  participation requirements, certification of service providers,
   50  electronic filing system requirements, and enforcement authority
   51  for noncompliance. The December 10, 2009, program standards,
   52  excluding any standards which conflict with this subsection,
   53  shall remain in effect until the rules are adopted.
   54         (d) An authorized electronic filing system agent may charge
   55  a fee to the customer for use of the electronic filing system.
   56         (e) The department may adopt rules to
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   59  And the title is amended as follows:
   60         Delete lines 38 - 41
   61  and insert:
   62         amending s. 320.03, F.S.; allowing authorized
   63         insurers, licensed salvage motor vehicle dealers, and
   64         licensed motor vehicle auctions to be authorized
   65         electronic filing system agents for processing certain
   66         transactions or certificates for derelict or salvage
   67         motor vehicles;