Florida Senate - 2010                                     SB 170
       By Senator Altman
       24-00085-10                                            2010170__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to specialty license plates; amending
    3         ss. 320.08056 and 320.08058, F.S.; creating an Endless
    4         Summer license plate; establishing an annual use fee
    5         for the plate; providing for the distribution of use
    6         fees received from the sale of such plates; providing
    7         an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (rrr) is added to subsection (4) of
   12  section 320.08056, Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         320.08056 Specialty license plates.—
   14         (4) The following license plate annual use fees shall be
   15  collected for the appropriate specialty license plates:
   16         (rrr) Endless Summer license plate, $25.
   17         Section 2. Subsection (70) is added to section 320.08058,
   18  Florida Statutes, to read:
   19         320.08058 Specialty license plates.—
   21         (a) The department shall develop an Endless Summer license
   22  plate as provided in this section. Endless Summer license plates
   23  must bear the colors and design approved by the department. The
   24  word “Florida” must appear at the top of the plate, and the
   25  words “Endless Summer” must appear at the bottom of the plate.
   26         (b) The license plate annual use fees shall be distributed
   27  to Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation Corporation to fund its
   28  activities, programs, and projects aimed at preserving the sport
   29  of surfing. Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation Corporation may
   30  retain all revenue from the annual use fees until all startup
   31  costs for developing and establishing the plate have been
   32  recovered. Thereafter, the annual use fee revenue may be used as
   33  follows:
   34         1. For promotion and marketing of the specialty license
   35  plate and administrative costs directly associated with the
   36  corporation’s programs and the specialty license plate.
   37         2. To fund the proposed Surfing’s Evolution & Preservation
   38  Experience project.
   39         3. To provide funds for the provision of lifeguards or the
   40  building of artificial reefs.
   41         4. To provide funds to organizations that house the history
   42  and artifacts of surfing or promote the sport through exhibits,
   43  lectures, and events.
   44         5. To support programs and events of other organizations
   45  that support beaches and oceans and promote education on beach
   46  safety, coastal pollution, and beach ecology.
   47         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2010.

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