Florida Senate - 2022 SB 194 By Senator Rodriguez 39-00388-22 2022194__ 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 Safe 5 Haven for Newborns license plate; providing for 6 distribution and use of fees collected from the sale 7 of the plate; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (119) is added to section 320.08058, 12 Florida Statutes, to read: 13 320.08058 Specialty license plates.— 14 (119) SAFE HAVEN FOR NEWBORNS LICENSE PLATES.— 15 (a) The department shall develop a Safe Haven for Newborns 16 license plate as provided in this section and s. 320.08053. The 17 plate must bear the colors and design approved by the 18 department. The word “Florida” must appear at the top of the 19 plate, and the words “A Safe Haven for Newborns” must appear at 20 the bottom of the plate. 21 (b) The annual use fees from the sale of the plate shall be 22 distributed to the Gloria M. Silverio Foundation, Incorporated, 23 a nonprofit Florida corporation under s. 501(c)(3) of the 24 Internal Revenue Code, the mission of which is to prevent infant 25 abandonment through awareness, education, and direct assistance. 26 Up to 10 percent of the fees may be used for marketing of the 27 plate and costs directly associated with administration of the 28 foundation. The remaining funds shall be used by the foundation 29 to prevent infant abandonment through awareness, education, and 30 direct assistance. 31 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2022.