Florida Senate - 2020 SB 1454 By Senator Powell 30-01445-20 20201454__ 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 a 5 Highwaymen license plate; providing for distribution 6 and use of fees collected from the sale of the plates; 7 providing a contingent effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (85) is added to section 320.08058, 12 Florida Statutes, to read: 13 320.08058 Specialty license plates.— 14 (85) HIGHWAYMEN LICENSE PLATES.— 15 (a) The department shall develop a Highwaymen license plate 16 as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The plate must 17 bear the colors and design approved by the department. The word 18 “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the word 19 “Highwaymen” must appear at the bottom of the plate. 20 (b) The annual use fees shall be distributed to the City of 21 Fort Pierce, subject to a city resolution designating the city 22 as the fiscal agent of the license plate. The city may use up to 23 10 percent of the fees for administrative costs and marketing of 24 the plate and shall use the remainder of the fees as follows: 25 1. Before completion of construction of the Highwaymen 26 Museum and African-American Cultural Center, the city shall 27 distribute at least 15 percent to the St. Lucie Education 28 Foundation, Inc., to fund art education and art projects in 29 public schools within St. Lucie County. The remainder of the 30 fees shall be used by the city to fund the construction of the 31 Highwaymen Museum and African-American Cultural Center. 32 2. Upon completion of construction of the Highwaymen Museum 33 and African-American Cultural Center, the city shall distribute 34 at least 10 percent to the St. Lucie Education Foundation, Inc., 35 to fund art education and art projects in public schools within 36 St. Lucie County. The remainder of the fees shall be used by the 37 city to fund the day-to-day operations of the Highwaymen Museum 38 and African-American Cultural Center. 39 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2020, but 40 only if SB ___ or similar legislation takes effect, if such 41 legislation is adopted in the same legislative session or an 42 extension thereof and becomes a law.