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Senate Bill 1588

Senate Bill sb1588

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 1588

    By Senator Constantine





    22-175B-04

  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to specialty license plates;

  3         amending s. 320.08053, F.S.; increasing the

  4         number of motor vehicle owners who must

  5         indicate, according to a scientific sample

  6         survey, that they intend to purchase a proposed

  7         specialty plate; defining the term "scientific

  8         sample survey"; amending s. 320.08056, F.S.;

  9         increasing the number of plates that must be

10         purchased to prevent a plate from being

11         discontinued; providing an effective date.

12  

13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

14  

15         Section 1.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section

16  320.08053, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:

17         320.08053  Requirements for requests to establish

18  specialty license plates.--

19         (1)  An organization that seeks authorization to

20  establish a new specialty license plate for which an annual

21  use fee is to be charged must submit to the department:

22         (b)  The results of a scientific sample survey of

23  Florida motor vehicle owners that indicates at least 30,000

24  15,000 motor vehicle owners intend to purchase the proposed

25  specialty license plate at the increased cost. As used in this

26  paragraph, the term "scientific sample survey" means

27  information that is gathered from a representative subset of

28  the population as a whole. The sample survey of registered

29  motor vehicle owners must be performed independently of the

30  requesting organization by an organization that conducts

31  similar sample surveys as a normal course of business. Prior

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    Florida Senate - 2004                                  SB 1588
    22-175B-04




 1  to conducting a sample survey for the purposes of this

 2  section, a requesting organization must obtain a determination

 3  from the department that the organization selected to conduct

 4  the survey performs similar surveys as a normal course of

 5  business and is independent of the requesting organization.

 6  

 7  The information required under this subsection must be

 8  submitted to the department at least 90 days before the

 9  convening of the next regular session of the Legislature.

10         Section 2.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (8) of section

11  320.08056, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:

12         320.08056  Specialty license plates.--

13         (8)(a)  The department must discontinue the issuance of

14  an approved specialty license plate if:

15         1.  Less than 16,000 8,000 plates, including annual

16  renewals, are issued for that specialty license plate by the

17  end of the 3rd 5th year of sales.

18         2.  Less than 16,000 8,000 plates, including annual

19  renewals, are issued for that specialty license plate during

20  any subsequent 3-year 5-year period.

21         Section 3.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2004.

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24                          SENATE SUMMARY

25    Increases the number of persons who must indicate that
      they intend to purchase a specialty plate from 15,000 to
26    30,000 before such plate may be issued. Increases the
      number of plates that must be purchased to prevent a
27    plate from being discontinued from 8,000 in a 5-year
      period to 16,000 in a 3-year period.
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