Florida Senate - 2010 SB 1770
By Senator Garcia
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the sale of tires; creating s.
3 501.94, F.S.; prohibiting the sale of certain old
4 tires; providing for enforcement by the Department of
5 Agriculture and Consumer Services; providing
6 penalties; providing for administration and the
7 adoption of rules; providing an effective date.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11 Section 1. Section 501.94, Florida Statutes, is created to
13 501.94 Sale of old tires prohibited.—
14 (1)(a) Any new or used motor vehicle dealer or other
15 business that sells tires may not sell a new or used tire that
16 is more than 6 years old, based on the date that the tire was
18 (b) A person who violates this section is subject to a
19 civil fine, not to exceed $250 per violation, which shall be
20 imposed by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
21 and transferred to the General Inspection Trust Fund and used to
22 fund the administration of this section.
23 (2) The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
24 shall enforce this section and shall adopt rules and take any
25 necessary actions to administer it.
26 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.