Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1508
       By Senator Taddeo
       40-01474-20                                           20201508__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to police vehicles; amending s.
    3         319.14, F.S.; prohibiting a person from knowingly
    4         selling, exchanging, or transferring a police vehicle
    5         without removing any police markings from the vehicle
    6         and certifying that the police markings have been
    7         removed; defining the term “police markings”;
    8         providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Present subsections (5) through (10) of section
   13  319.14, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (6)
   14  through (11), respectively, a new subsection (5) is added to
   15  that section, and present subsection (5) of that section is
   16  republished, to read:
   17         319.14 Sale of motor vehicles registered or used as
   18  taxicabs, police vehicles, lease vehicles, rebuilt vehicles,
   19  nonconforming vehicles, custom vehicles, or street rod vehicles;
   20  conversion of low-speed vehicles.—
   21         (5) A person may not knowingly sell, exchange, or transfer
   22  a police vehicle without, before consummating the sale,
   23  exchange, or transfer, removing any police markings from the
   24  vehicle and certifying in writing to the purchaser, customer, or
   25  transferee the fact that the vehicle has had the police markings
   26  removed. For purposes of this subsection, the term “police
   27  markings” means decals, stickers, or other markings attached or
   28  applied to a police vehicle.
   29         (6)(5) A person who knowingly sells, exchanges, or offers
   30  to sell or exchange a motor vehicle or mobile home contrary to
   31  this section or any officer, agent, or employee of a person who
   32  knowingly authorizes, directs, aids in, or consents to the sale,
   33  exchange, or offer to sell or exchange a motor vehicle or mobile
   34  home contrary to this section commits a misdemeanor of the
   35  second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s.
   36  775.083.
   37         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.