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HB 99

1
A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to the Department of Highway Safety and
3Motor Vehicles; amending s. 316.066, F.S.; decreasing the
4fee for a copy of a crash report provided by a certified
5traffic records center; amending s. 318.15, F.S.;
6decreasing the amount and revising the disposition of a
7service charge for reinstatement of a suspended driver's
8license; amending s. 319.23, F.S.; decreasing the fee for
9failure to file an application for a certificate of title
10for a motor vehicle or motor home; amending s. 319.32,
11F.S.; decreasing fees for certain certificates of title;
12removing a fee for shipping and handling paper titles;
13amending ss. 319.323 and 319.324, F.S.; decreasing and
14revising the disposition of fees relating to expedited
15service on title transfers, title issuances, duplicate
16titles, recordation of liens, and certificates of
17repossession; amending s. 320.03, F.S.; decreasing the
18amount and revising the disposition of a fee for the
19registration of a motor vehicle; amending s. 320.04, F.S.;
20decreasing a service charge on applications for an
21original or duplicate issuance or the transfer of any
22license plate, mobile home sticker, or validation sticker
23or for transfer or duplicate issuance of any registration
24certificate; decreasing a service charge for a license
25plate validation sticker, vessel decal, or mobile home
26sticker issued from an automated vending facility or
27printer dispenser machine; revising disposition of the
28proceeds from the service charges; amending s. 320.06,
29F.S.; decreasing the fee for a replacement registration
30license plate; decreasing a fee for motor vehicle
31registration; revising disposition of the fees collected;
32amending s. 320.0607, F.S.; decreasing a fee for issuance
33of replacement license plates, validation decals, and
34mobile home stickers; decreasing a fee for issuance of an
35original license plate; amending s. 320.072, F.S.;
36decreasing a fee imposed on the initial registration
37application for certain vehicles; revising disposition of
38the proceeds from the fees; amending s. 320.08, F.S.;
39decreasing the annual license taxes for the operation of
40certain vehicles; revising the disposition of those taxes;
41amending s. 320.0801, F.S.; decreasing and revising the
42disposition of surcharges on certain vehicles; amending
43ss. 320.0804 and 320.08046, F.S.; decreasing and revising
44the disposition of surcharges on specified vehicle license
45taxes; amending s. 320.08048, F.S.; decreasing the fee for
46sample license plates; amending ss. 320.0805 and
47320.08056, F.S.; decreasing processing fees for
48personalized prestige and specialty license plates;
49amending s. 320.642, F.S.; removing a fee and a service
50charge for publication and delivery of a notice given by
51certain licensed dealers; amending s. 321.23, F.S.;
52decreasing the fee for a copy of a crash report from the
53department; amending s. 322.12, F.S.; decreasing the fee
54for certain driver license examinations; amending s.
55322.135, F.S.; decreasing a fee charged for certain driver
56license services; amending s. 322.20, F.S.; decreasing
57fees for obtaining certain records from the Division of
58Driver Licenses; amending s. 322.21, F.S.; decreasing and
59revising the disposition of certain driver license fees;
60removing fees for persons requesting a review or a
61hearing; decreasing certain application fees for
62reinstatement of a suspended or revoked driver license or
63reinstatement of a commercial driver license following
64disqualification of the person's privilege to operate a
65commercial motor vehicle; amending s. 322.2715, F.S.;
66removing a requirement that installers of ignition
67interlock devices collect certain fees; amending s.
68322.29, F.S.; decreasing the fees for the return of a
69suspended license; revising distribution of the fees
70collected; amending s. 322.293, F.S.; revising assessments
71for enrollees in DUI programs; providing an effective
72date.
73
74Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
75
76     Section 1.  Paragraph (c) of subsection (4) of section
77316.066, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
78     316.066  Written reports of crashes.--
79     (4)
80     (c)  Fees for copies of public records provided by a
81certified traffic records center shall be charged and collected
82as follows:
83
84     For a crash report     $2 $10 per copy.
85     For a homicide report     $25 per copy.
86     For a uniform traffic citation     $0.50 per copy.
87
88The fees collected for copies of the public records provided by
89a certified traffic records center shall be used to fund the
90center or otherwise as designated by the county or counties
91participating in the center.
92     Section 2.  Subsection (2) of section 318.15, Florida
93Statutes, is amended to read:
94     318.15  Failure to comply with civil penalty or to appear;
95penalty.--
96     (2)  After the suspension of a person's driver's license
97and privilege to drive under subsection (1), the license and
98privilege may not be reinstated until the person complies with
99all obligations and penalties imposed under s. 318.18 and
100presents to a driver license office a certificate of compliance
101issued by the court, together with a nonrefundable service
102charge of $47.50 $60 imposed under s. 322.29, or presents a
103certificate of compliance and pays the service charge to the
104clerk of the court or a driver licensing agent authorized under
105s. 322.135 clearing such suspension. Of the charge collected,
106$10 $22.50 shall be remitted to the Department of Revenue to be
107deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund. Such
108person must also be in compliance with requirements of chapter
109322 before reinstatement.
110     Section 3.  Subsection (6) of section 319.23, Florida
111Statutes, is amended to read:
112     319.23  Application for, and issuance of, certificate of
113title.--
114     (6)  In the case of the sale of a motor vehicle or mobile
115home by a licensed dealer to a general purchaser, the
116certificate of title must be obtained in the name of the
117purchaser by the dealer upon application signed by the
118purchaser, and in each other case such certificate must be
119obtained by the purchaser. In each case of transfer of a motor
120vehicle or mobile home, the application for certificate of
121title, or corrected certificate, or assignment or reassignment,
122must be filed within 30 days from the delivery of the motor
123vehicle or mobile home to the purchaser. An applicant must pay a
124fee of $10 $20, in addition to all other fees and penalties
125required by law, for failing to file such application within the
126specified time. If a licensed dealer acquires a motor vehicle or
127mobile home as a trade-in, the dealer must file with the
128department, within 30 days, a notice of sale signed by the
129seller. The department shall update its database for that title
130record to indicate "sold." A licensed dealer need not apply for
131a certificate of title for any motor vehicle or mobile home in
132stock acquired for stock purposes except as provided in s.
133319.225.
134     Section 4.  Subsection (1) of section 319.32, Florida
135Statutes, is amended to read:
136     319.32  Fees; service charges; disposition.--
137     (1)  The department shall charge a fee of $24 $70 for each
138original certificate of title, except for a certificate of title
139for a motor vehicle for hire registered under s. 320.08(6) for
140which the title fee shall be $3 $49; $24 $70 for each duplicate
141copy of a certificate of title, except for a certificate of
142title for a motor vehicle for hire registered under s. 320.08(6)
143for which the title fee shall be $3 $49; $2 for each salvage
144certificate of title; and $3 for each assignment by a
145lienholder. The department shall also charge a fee of $2 for
146noting a lien on a title certificate, which fee includes the
147services for the subsequent issuance of a corrected certificate
148or cancellation of lien when that lien is satisfied. If an
149application for a certificate of title is for a vehicle that is
150required by s. 319.14(1)(b) to have a physical examination, the
151department shall charge an additional fee of $40 for the initial
152examination and $20 for each subsequent examination. The initial
153examination fee shall be deposited into the General Revenue
154Fund, and each subsequent examination fee shall be deposited
155into the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund. The physical
156examination of the vehicle includes, but is not limited to,
157verification of the vehicle identification number and
158verification of the bill of sale or title for major components.
159In addition to all other fees charged, a sum of $1 shall be paid
160for the issuance of an original or duplicate certificate of
161title to cover the cost of materials used for security purposes.
162A service fee of $2.50, to be deposited into the Highway Safety
163Operating Trust Fund, shall be charged for shipping and handling
164for each paper title mailed by the department.
165     Section 5.  Section 319.323, Florida Statutes, is amended
166to read:
167     319.323  Expedited service; applications; fees.--The
168department shall establish a separate title office which may be
169used by private citizens and licensed motor vehicle dealers to
170receive expedited service on title transfers, title issuances,
171duplicate titles, and recordation of liens, and certificates of
172repossession. A fee of $7 $10 shall be charged for this service,
173which fee is in addition to the fees imposed by s. 319.32. The
174fee, after deducting the amount referenced by s. 319.324 and
175$3.50 to be retained by the processing agency, shall be
176deposited into the General Revenue Fund. Application for
177expedited service may be made by mail or in person. The
178department shall issue each title applied for under this section
179within 5 working days after receipt of the application except
180for an application for a duplicate title certificate covered by
181s. 319.23(4), in which case the title must be issued within 5
182working days after compliance with the department's verification
183requirements.
184     Section 6.  Subsection (1) of section 319.324, Florida
185Statutes, is amended to read:
186     319.324  Odometer fraud prevention and detection;
187funding.--
188     (1)  Moneys received by the department pursuant to s.
189319.32(1) in the amount of $1 for each original certificate of
190title, each duplicate copy of a certificate of title, and each
191assignment by a lienholder shall be deposited into the Highway
192Safety Operating Trust Fund. There shall also be deposited into
193the fund moneys received by the department pursuant to s.
194319.323 in the amount of $2 $5 for each expedited service
195performed by the department for which a fee is assessed.
196     Section 7.  Subsection (5) of section 320.03, Florida
197Statutes, is amended to read:
198     320.03  Registration; duties of tax collectors;
199International Registration Plan.--
200     (5)  A fee of 50 cents $1.25 shall be charged, in addition
201to the fees required under s. 320.08, on every license
202registration sold to cover the costs of the Florida Real Time
203Vehicle Information System. The fees collected shall be
204distributed as follows: 25 75 cents into the Highway Safety
205Operating Trust Fund, which shall be used to fund the Florida
206Real Time Vehicle Information system and may be used to fund the
207general operations of the department, and 25 50 cents into the
208Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund to be used exclusively to
209fund the system. The only use of this latter portion of the fee
210is to fund the system equipment, software, personnel associated
211with the maintenance and programming of the system, and networks
212used in the offices of the county tax collectors as agents of
213the department and the ancillary technology necessary to
214integrate the system with other tax collection systems. The
215department shall administer this program upon consultation with
216the Florida Tax Collectors, Inc., to ensure that each county tax
217collector's office is technologically equipped and functional
218for the operation of the Florida Real Time Vehicle Information
219System. Any of the designated revenue collected to support
220functions of the county tax collectors and not used in a given
221year must remain exclusively in the trust fund as a carryover to
222the following year.
223     Section 8.  Subsection (1) of section 320.04, Florida
224Statutes, is amended to read:
225     320.04  Registration service charge.--
226     (1)(a)  There shall be a service charge of $2.50 $5 for
227each application which is handled in connection with original
228issuance, duplicate issuance, or transfer of any license plate,
229mobile home sticker, or validation sticker or with transfer or
230duplicate issuance of any registration certificate. The amounts
231collected under this paragraph Of that amount, $2.50 shall be
232deposited into the General Revenue Fund, and the remainder shall
233be retained by the department or by the tax collector, as the
234case may be, as other fees accruing to those offices.
235     (b)  There shall also be a service charge of $1 $3 for the
236issuance of each license plate validation sticker, vessel decal,
237and mobile home sticker issued from an automated vending
238facility or printer dispenser machine, which is payable to and
239retained by the department. Of that amount, $1 shall be used to
240provide for automated vending facilities or printer dispenser
241machines used to dispense such stickers and decals by each tax
242collector's or license tag agent's employee. The remaining $2
243shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
244     (c)  The tax collector may impose an additional service
245charge of not more than 50 cents on any transaction specified in
246paragraph (a) or paragraph (b), or on any transaction specified
247in s. 319.32(2)(a) or s. 328.48 if such transaction occurs at
248any tax collector's branch office.
249     Section 9.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (1) and paragraph
250(b) of subsection (3) of section 320.06, Florida Statutes, are
251amended to read:
252     320.06  Registration certificates, license plates, and
253validation stickers generally.--
254     (1)
255     (b)  Registration license plates bearing a graphic symbol
256and the alphanumeric system of identification shall be issued
257for a 10-year period. At the end of that 10-year period, upon
258renewal, the plate shall be replaced. The department shall
259extend the scheduled license plate replacement date from a 6-
260year period to a 10-year period. The fee for such replacement is
261$12 $28, $1.20 $2.80 of which shall be paid each year before the
262plate is replaced, to be credited towards the next $12 $28
263replacement fee. The fees shall be deposited into the Highway
264Safety Operating Trust Fund. A credit or refund may not be given
265for any prior years' payments of such prorated replacement fee
266if the plate is replaced or surrendered before the end of the
26710-year period, except that a credit may be given if a
268registrant is required by the department to replace a license
269plate under s. 320.08056(8)(a). With each license plate, a
270validation sticker shall be issued showing the owner's birth
271month, license plate number, and the year of expiration or the
272appropriate renewal period if the owner is not a natural person.
273The validation sticker shall be placed on the upper right corner
274of the license plate. Such license plate and validation sticker
275shall be issued based on the applicant's appropriate renewal
276period. The registration period is 12 months, the extended
277registration period is 24 months, and all expirations occur
278based on the applicant's appropriate registration period. A
279vehicle with an apportioned registration shall be issued an
280annual license plate and a cab card that denote the declared
281gross vehicle weight for each apportioned jurisdiction in which
282the vehicle is authorized to operate.
283     (3)
284     (b)  An additional fee of 50 cents $1.50 shall be collected
285on each motor vehicle registration or motor vehicle renewal
286registration issued in this state in order for all license
287plates and validation stickers to be fully treated with
288retroreflection material. The fee collected under this paragraph
289Of that amount, $1 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
290Fund and 50 cents shall be deposited into the Highway Safety
291Operating Trust Fund.
292     Section 10.  Subsections (3) and (5) of section 320.0607,
293Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
294     320.0607  Replacement license plates, validation decal, or
295mobile home sticker.--
296     (3)  Except as provided in subsection (2), upon filing of
297an application accompanied by a fee of $10 $28 plus applicable
298service charges, the department shall issue a replacement plate,
299sticker, or decal, as applicable, if it is satisfied that the
300information reported in the application is true. The replacement
301fee shall be deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust
302Fund.
303     (5)  Upon the issuance of an original license plate, the
304applicant shall pay a fee of $10 $28 to be deposited in the
305Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
306     Section 11.  Subsections (1) and (4) of section 320.072,
307Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
308     320.072  Additional fee imposed on certain motor vehicle
309registration transactions.--
310     (1)  A fee of $100 $225 is imposed upon the initial
311application for registration pursuant to s. 320.06 of every
312motor vehicle classified in s. 320.08(2), (3), and (9)(c) and
313(d).
314     (4)  A tax collector or other authorized agent of the
315department shall promptly remit 44.5 percent of all moneys
316collected pursuant to this section, less any refunds granted
317pursuant to subsection (3), to the department to be deposited
318into the State Transportation Trust Fund. The remaining 55.5
319percent shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
320     Section 12.  Paragraphs (a), (b), and (d) of subsection
321(1), subsections (2) through (9), and subsections (12) through
322(15) of section 320.08, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
323     320.08  License taxes.--Except as otherwise provided
324herein, there are hereby levied and imposed annual license taxes
325for the operation of motor vehicles, mopeds, motorized bicycles
326as defined in s. 316.003(2), and mobile homes, as defined in s.
327320.01, which shall be paid to and collected by the department
328or its agent upon the registration or renewal of registration of
329the following:
330     (1)  MOTORCYCLES AND MOPEDS.--
331     (a)  Any motorcycle: $10 $13.50 flat, of which $3.50 shall
332be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
333     (b)  Any moped: $5 $6.75 flat, of which $1.75 shall be
334deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
335     (d)  An ancient or antique motorcycle: $10 $13.50 flat, of
336which $3.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
337     (2)  AUTOMOBILES FOR PRIVATE USE.--
338     (a)  An ancient or antique automobile, as defined in s.
339320.086, or a street rod, as defined in s. 320.0863: $7.50
340$10.25 flat, of which $2.75 shall be deposited into the General
341Revenue Fund.
342     (b)  Net weight of less than 2,500 pounds: $14.50 $19.50
343flat, of which $5 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
344Fund.
345     (c)  Net weight of 2,500 pounds or more, but less than
3463,500 pounds: $22.50 $30.50 flat, of which $8 shall be deposited
347into the General Revenue Fund.
348     (d)  Net weight of 3,500 pounds or more: $32.50 $44 flat,
349of which $11.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
350Fund.
351     (3)  TRUCKS.--
352     (a)  Net weight of less than 2,000 pounds: $14.50 $19.50
353flat, of which $5 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
354Fund.
355     (b)  Net weight of 2,000 pounds or more, but not more than
3563,000 pounds: $22.50 $30.50 flat, of which $8 shall be deposited
357into the General Revenue Fund.
358     (c)  Net weight more than 3,000 pounds, but not more than
3595,000 pounds: $32.50 $44 flat, of which $11.50 shall be
360deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
361     (d)  A truck defined as a "goat," or any other vehicle if
362used in the field by a farmer or in the woods for the purpose of
363harvesting a crop, including naval stores, during such
364harvesting operations, and which is not principally operated
365upon the roads of the state: $7.50 $10.25 flat, of which $2.75
366shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund. A "goat" is a
367motor vehicle designed, constructed, and used principally for
368the transportation of citrus fruit within citrus groves or for
369the transportation of crops on farms, and which can also be used
370for the hauling of associated equipment or supplies, including
371required sanitary equipment, and the towing of farm trailers.
372     (e)  An ancient or antique truck, as defined in s. 320.086:
373$7.50 $10.25 flat, of which $2.75 shall be deposited into the
374General Revenue Fund.
375     (4)  HEAVY TRUCKS, TRUCK TRACTORS, FEES ACCORDING TO GROSS
376VEHICLE WEIGHT.--
377     (a)  Gross vehicle weight of 5,001 pounds or more, but less
378than 6,000 pounds: $45 $60.75 flat, of which $15.75 shall be
379deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
380     (b)  Gross vehicle weight of 6,000 pounds or more, but less
381than 8,000 pounds: $65 $87.75 flat, of which $22.75 shall be
382deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
383     (c)  Gross vehicle weight of 8,000 pounds or more, but less
384than 10,000 pounds: $76 $103 flat, of which $27 shall be
385deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
386     (d)  Gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or more, but
387less than 15,000 pounds: $87 $118 flat, of which $31 shall be
388deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
389     (e)  Gross vehicle weight of 15,000 pounds or more, but
390less than 20,000 pounds: $131 $177 flat, of which $46 shall be
391deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
392     (f)  Gross vehicle weight of 20,000 pounds or more, but
393less than 26,001 pounds: $186 $251 flat, of which $65 shall be
394deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
395     (g)  Gross vehicle weight of 26,001 pounds or more, but
396less than 35,000: $240 $324 flat, of which $84 shall be
397deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
398     (h)  Gross vehicle weight of 35,000 pounds or more, but
399less than 44,000 pounds: $300 $405 flat, of which $105 shall be
400deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
401     (i)  Gross vehicle weight of 44,000 pounds or more, but
402less than 55,000 pounds: $572 $773 flat, of which $201 shall be
403deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
404     (j)  Gross vehicle weight of 55,000 pounds or more, but
405less than 62,000 pounds: $678 $916 flat, of which $238 shall be
406deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
407     (k)  Gross vehicle weight of 62,000 pounds or more, but
408less than 72,000 pounds: $800 $1,080 flat, of which $280 shall
409be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
410     (l)  Gross vehicle weight of 72,000 pounds or more: $979
411$1,322 flat, of which $343 shall be deposited into the General
412Revenue Fund.
413     (m)  Notwithstanding the declared gross vehicle weight, a
414truck tractor used within a 150-mile radius of its home address
415is eligible for a license plate for a fee of $240 $324 flat if:
416     1.  The truck tractor is used exclusively for hauling
417forestry products; or
418     2.  The truck tractor is used primarily for the hauling of
419forestry products, and is also used for the hauling of
420associated forestry harvesting equipment used by the owner of
421the truck tractor.
422
423Of the fee imposed by this paragraph, $84 shall be deposited
424into the General Revenue Fund.
425     (n)1.  A truck tractor or heavy truck, not operated as a
426for-hire vehicle, which is engaged exclusively in transporting
427raw, unprocessed, and nonmanufactured agricultural or
428horticultural products within a 150-mile radius of its home
429address, is eligible for a restricted license plate for a fee as
430follows of:
431     a.1.  If such vehicle's declared gross vehicle weight is
432less than 44,000 pounds, $65 $87.75 flat, of which $22.75 shall
433be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
434     b.2.  If such vehicle's declared gross vehicle weight is
43544,000 pounds or more and such vehicle only transports from the
436point of production to the point of primary manufacture; to the
437point of assembling the same; or to a shipping point of a rail,
438water, or motor transportation company, $240 $324 flat, of which
439$84 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
440     2.  Such not-for-hire truck tractors and heavy trucks used
441exclusively in transporting raw, unprocessed, and
442nonmanufactured agricultural or horticultural products may be
443incidentally used to haul farm implements and fertilizers
444delivered direct to the growers. The department may require any
445documentation deemed necessary to determine eligibility prior to
446issuance of this license plate. For the purpose of this
447paragraph, "not-for-hire" means the owner of the motor vehicle
448must also be the owner of the raw, unprocessed, and
449nonmanufactured agricultural or horticultural product, or the
450user of the farm implements and fertilizer being delivered.
451     (5)  SEMITRAILERS, FEES ACCORDING TO GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT;
452SCHOOL BUSES; SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLES.--
453     (a)1.  A semitrailer drawn by a GVW truck tractor by means
454of a fifth-wheel arrangement: $10 $13.50 flat per registration
455year or any part thereof, of which $3.50 shall be deposited into
456the General Revenue Fund.
457     2.  A semitrailer drawn by a GVW truck tractor by means of
458a fifth-wheel arrangement: $50 $68 flat per permanent
459registration, of which $18 shall be deposited into the General
460Revenue Fund.
461     (b)  A motor vehicle equipped with machinery and designed
462for the exclusive purpose of well drilling, excavation,
463construction, spraying, or similar activity, and which is not
464designed or used to transport loads other than the machinery
465described above over public roads: $32.50 $44 flat, of which
466$11.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
467     (c)  A school bus used exclusively to transport pupils to
468and from school or school or church activities or functions
469within their own county: $30 $41 flat, of which $11 shall be
470deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
471     (d)  A wrecker, as defined in s. 320.01(40), which is used
472to tow a vessel as defined in s. 327.02(39), a disabled,
473abandoned, stolen-recovered, or impounded motor vehicle as
474defined in s. 320.01(38), or a replacement motor vehicle as
475defined in s. 320.01(39): $30 $41 flat, of which $11 shall be
476deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
477     (e)  A wrecker that is used to tow any motor vehicle,
478regardless of whether such motor vehicle is a disabled motor
479vehicle, a replacement motor vehicle, a vessel, or any other
480cargo, as follows:
481     1.  Gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or more, but less
482than 15,000 pounds: $87 $118 flat, of which $31 shall be
483deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
484     2.  Gross vehicle weight of 15,000 pounds or more, but less
485than 20,000 pounds: $131 $177 flat, of which $46 shall be
486deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
487     3.  Gross vehicle weight of 20,000 pounds or more, but less
488than 26,000 pounds: $186 $251 flat, of which $65 shall be
489deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
490     4.  Gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds or more, but less
491than 35,000 pounds: $240 $324 flat, of which $84 shall be
492deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
493     5.  Gross vehicle weight of 35,000 pounds or more, but less
494than 44,000 pounds: $300 $405 flat, of which $105 shall be
495deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
496     6.  Gross vehicle weight of 44,000 pounds or more, but less
497than 55,000 pounds: $572 $772 flat, of which $200 shall be
498deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
499     7.  Gross vehicle weight of 55,000 pounds or more, but less
500than 62,000 pounds: $678 $915 flat, of which $237 shall be
501deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
502     8.  Gross vehicle weight of 62,000 pounds or more, but less
503than 72,000 pounds: $800 $1,080 flat, of which $280 shall be
504deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
505     9.  Gross vehicle weight of 72,000 pounds or more: $979
506$1,322 flat, of which $343 shall be deposited into the General
507Revenue Fund.
508     (f)  A hearse or ambulance: $30 $40.50 flat, of which
509$10.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
510     (6)  MOTOR VEHICLES FOR HIRE.--
511     (a)  Under nine passengers: $12.50 $17 flat, of which $4.50
512shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund; plus $1 $1.50
513per cwt, of which 50 cents shall be deposited into the General
514Revenue Fund.
515     (b)  Nine passengers and over: $12.50 $17 flat, of which
516$4.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund; plus
517$1.50 $2 per cwt, of which 50 cents shall be deposited into the
518General Revenue Fund.
519     (7)  TRAILERS FOR PRIVATE USE.--
520     (a)  Any trailer weighing 500 pounds or less: $5 $6.75 flat
521per year or any part thereof, of which $1.75 shall be deposited
522into the General Revenue Fund.
523     (b)  Net weight over 500 pounds: $2.50 $3.50 flat, of which
524$1 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund; plus 75
525cents $1 per cwt, of which 25 cents shall be deposited into the
526General Revenue Fund.
527     (8)  TRAILERS FOR HIRE.--
528     (a)  Net weight under 2,000 pounds: $2.50 $3.50 flat, of
529which $1 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund; plus
530$1 $1.50 per cwt, of which 50 cents shall be deposited into the
531General Revenue Fund.
532     (b)  Net weight 2,000 pounds or more: $10 $13.50 flat, of
533which $3.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund;
534plus $1 $1.50 per cwt, of which 50 cents shall be deposited into
535the General Revenue Fund.
536     (9)  RECREATIONAL VEHICLE-TYPE UNITS.--
537     (a)  A travel trailer or fifth-wheel trailer, as defined by
538s. 320.01(1)(b), that does not exceed 35 feet in length: $20 $27
539flat, of which $7 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
540Fund.
541     (b)  A camping trailer, as defined by s. 320.01(1)(b)2.:
542$10 $13.50 flat, of which $3.50 shall be deposited into the
543General Revenue Fund.
544     (c)  A motor home, as defined by s. 320.01(1)(b)4.:
545     1.  Net weight of less than 4,500 pounds: $20 $27 flat, of
546which $7 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
547     2.  Net weight of 4,500 pounds or more: $35 $47.25 flat, of
548which $12.25 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
549     (d)  A truck camper as defined by s. 320.01(1)(b)3.:
550     1.  Net weight of less than 4,500 pounds: $20 $27 flat, of
551which $7 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
552     2.  Net weight of 4,500 pounds or more: $35 $47.25 flat, of
553which $12.25 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
554     (e)  A private motor coach as defined by s. 320.01(1)(b)5.:
555     1.  Net weight of less than 4,500 pounds: $20 $27 flat, of
556which $7 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
557     2.  Net weight of 4,500 pounds or more: $35 $47.25 flat, of
558which $12.25 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
559     (12)  DEALER AND MANUFACTURER LICENSE PLATES.--A franchised
560motor vehicle dealer, independent motor vehicle dealer, marine
561boat trailer dealer, or mobile home dealer and manufacturer
562license plate: $12.50 $17 flat, of which $4.50 shall be
563deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
564     (13)  EXEMPT OR OFFICIAL LICENSE PLATES.--Any exempt or
565official license plate: $3 $4 flat, of which $1 shall be
566deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
567     (14)  LOCALLY OPERATED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR HIRE.--A motor
568vehicle for hire operated wholly within a city or within 25
569miles thereof: $12.50 $17 flat, of which $4.50 shall be
570deposited into the General Revenue Fund; plus $1.50 $2 per cwt,
571of which 50 cents shall be deposited into the General Revenue
572Fund.
573     (15)  TRANSPORTER.--Any transporter license plate issued to
574a transporter pursuant to s. 320.133: $75 $101.25 flat, of which
575$26.25 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
576     Section 13.  Subsection (2) of section 320.0801, Florida
577Statutes, is amended to read:
578     320.0801  Additional license tax on certain vehicles.--
579     (2)  In addition to the license taxes imposed by s. 320.08
580and by subsection (1), there is imposed an additional surcharge
581of $5 $10 on each commercial motor vehicle having a gross
582vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or more, which surcharge must be
583paid to the department or its agent upon the registration or
584renewal of registration of the commercial motor vehicle.
585Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 320.20, 50 percent of the
586revenues collected from the surcharge imposed in this subsection
587shall be deposited into the State Transportation Trust Fund, and
58850 percent shall be deposited in the General Revenue Fund.
589     Section 14.  Section 320.0804, Florida Statutes, is amended
590to read:
591     320.0804  Surcharge on license tax; transportation trust
592fund.--There is hereby levied and imposed on each license tax
593imposed under s. 320.08, except those set forth in s.
594320.08(11), a surcharge in the amount of $2 $4, which shall be
595collected in the same manner as the license tax and. Of this
596amount, $2 shall be deposited into the State Transportation
597Trust Fund, and $2 shall be deposited into the General Revenue
598Fund.
599     Section 15.  Section 320.08046, Florida Statutes, is
600amended to read:
601     320.08046  Surcharge on license tax.--There is levied on
602each license tax imposed under s. 320.08, except those set forth
603in s. 320.08(11), a surcharge in the amount of $1 $5.50, which
604shall be collected in the same manner as the license tax. Of the
605proceeds of each license tax surcharge, 58 percent $4.50 shall
606be deposited into the General Revenue Fund and 42 percent $1
607shall be deposited into the Grants and Donations Trust Fund in
608the Department of Juvenile Justice to fund the juvenile crime
609prevention programs and the community juvenile justice
610partnership grants program.
611     Section 16.  Subsection (1) of section 320.08048, Florida
612Statutes, is amended to read:
613     320.08048  Sample license plates.--
614     (1)  The department is authorized, upon application and
615payment of a $10 $28 fee per plate, to provide one or more
616sample regular issuance license plates or specialty license
617plates based upon availability.
618     Section 17.  Subsection (2) of section 320.0805, Florida
619Statutes, is amended to read:
620     320.0805  Personalized prestige license plates.--
621     (2)  Each request for specific numbers or letters or
622combinations thereof shall be submitted annually to the
623department on an application form supplied by the department,
624accompanied by the following tax and fees:
625     (a)  The license tax required for the vehicle, as set forth
626in s. 320.08.
627     (b)  A prestige plate annual use fee of $10.
628     (c)  A processing fee of $2 $5, to be deposited into the
629Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
630     Section 18.  Subsection (3) of section 320.08056, Florida
631Statutes, is amended to read:
632     320.08056  Specialty license plates.--
633     (3)(a)  Each request must be made annually to the
634department, accompanied by the following tax and fees:
635     1.(a)  The license tax required for the vehicle as set
636forth in s. 320.08.
637     2.(b)  A processing fee of $2 $5, to be deposited into the
638Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
639     3.(c)  A license plate fee as required by s. 320.06(1)(b).
640     4.(d)  A license plate annual use fee as required in
641subsection (4).
642     (b)  A request may be made any time during a registration
643period. If a request is made for a specialty license plate to
644replace a current valid license plate, the specialty license
645plate must be issued with appropriate decals attached at no tax
646for the plate, but all fees and service charges must be paid. If
647a request is made for a specialty license plate at the beginning
648of the registration period, the tax, together with all
649applicable fees and service charges, must be paid.
650     Section 19.  Subsection (1) of section 320.642, Florida
651Statutes, is amended to read:
652     320.642  Dealer licenses in areas previously served;
653procedure.--
654     (1)(a)  Any licensee who proposes to establish an
655additional motor vehicle dealership or permit the relocation of
656an existing dealer to a location within a community or territory
657where the same line-make vehicle is presently represented by a
658franchised motor vehicle dealer or dealers shall give written
659notice of its intention to the department. The notice must
660state:
661     1.(a)  The specific location at which the additional or
662relocated motor vehicle dealership will be established.
663     2.(b)  The date on or after which the licensee intends to
664be engaged in business with the additional or relocated motor
665vehicle dealer at the proposed location.
666     3.(c)  The identity of all motor vehicle dealers who are
667franchised to sell the same line-make vehicle with licensed
668locations in the county and any contiguous county to the county
669where the additional or relocated motor vehicle dealer is
670proposed to be located.
671     4.(d)  The names and addresses of the dealer-operator and
672principal investors in the proposed additional or relocated
673motor vehicle dealership.
674     (b)  Immediately upon receipt of the notice, the department
675shall cause a notice to be published in the Florida
676Administrative Weekly. The published notice must state that a
677petition or complaint by any dealer with standing to protest
678pursuant to subsection (3) must be filed within 30 days
679following the date of publication of the notice in the Florida
680Administrative Weekly. The published notice must describe and
681identify the proposed dealership sought to be licensed, and the
682department shall cause a copy of the notice to be mailed to
683those dealers identified in the licensee's notice under
684subparagraph (a)3. paragraph (c). The licensee shall pay a fee
685of $75 and a service charge of $2.50 for each publication.
686Proceeds from the fee and service charge shall be deposited into
687the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
688     Section 20.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section
689321.23, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
690     321.23  Public records; fees for copies; destruction of
691obsolete records; photographing records; effect as evidence.--
692     (2)  Fees for copies of public records shall be charged and
693collected as follows:
694     (a)  For a crash report, a copy     $2 $10
695     Section 21.  Subsection (1) of section 322.12, Florida
696Statutes, is amended to read:
697     322.12  Examination of applicants.--
698     (1)  It is the intent of the Legislature that every
699applicant for an original driver's license in this state be
700required to pass an examination pursuant to this section.
701However, the department may waive the knowledge, endorsement,
702and skills tests for an applicant who is otherwise qualified and
703who surrenders a valid driver's license from another state or a
704province of Canada, or a valid driver's license issued by the
705United States Armed Forces, if the driver applies for a Florida
706license of an equal or lesser classification. Any applicant who
707fails to pass the initial knowledge test incurs a $5 $10 fee for
708each subsequent test, to be deposited into the Highway Safety
709Operating Trust Fund. Any applicant who fails to pass the
710initial skills test incurs a $10 $20 fee for each subsequent
711test, to be deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust
712Fund. A person who seeks to retain a hazardous-materials
713endorsement, pursuant to s. 322.57(1)(d), must pass the
714hazardous-materials test, upon surrendering his or her
715commercial driver's license, if the person has not taken and
716passed the hazardous-materials test within 2 years before
717applying for a commercial driver's license in this state.
718     Section 22.  Paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section
719322.135, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
720     322.135  Driver's license agents.--
721     (1)  The department may, upon application, authorize any or
722all of the tax collectors in the several counties of the state,
723subject to the requirements of law, in accordance with rules of
724the department, to serve as its agent for the provision of
725specified driver's license services.
726     (c)  A service fee of $5.25 $6.25 shall be charged, in
727addition to the fees set forth in this chapter, for providing
728all services pursuant to this chapter. The service fee may not
729be charged:
730     1.  More than once per customer during a single visit to a
731tax collector's office.
732     2.  For a reexamination requested by the Medical Advisory
733Board or required pursuant to s. 322.221.
734     3.  For a voter registration transaction.
735     4.  For changes in an organ donation registration.
736     5.  In violation of any federal or state law.
737     Section 23.  Paragraph (a) of subsection (11) of section
738322.20, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
739     322.20  Records of the department; fees; destruction of
740records.--
741     (11)(a)  The department may charge the following fees for
742the following services and documents:
743     1.  For providing a transcript of any one individual's
744driver history record or any portion thereof for the past 3
745years or for searching for such record when no record is found
746on file     $2.10. $8
747     2.  For providing a transcript of any one individual's
748driver history record or any portion thereof for the past 7
749years or for searching for such record when no record is found
750on file     $3.10. $10
751     3.  For providing a certified copy of a transcript of the
752driver history record or any portion thereof for any one
753individual     $3.10. $10
754     4.  For providing a certified photographic copy of a
755document, per page     $1.
756     5.  For providing an exemplified record     $15.
757     6.  For providing photocopies of documents, papers,
758letters, clearances, or license or insurance status reports, per
759page      $0.50.
760     7.  For assisting persons in searching any one individual's
761driver record at a terminal located at the department's general
762headquarters in Tallahassee     $2.
763     Section 24.  Subsections (1), (8), and (9) of section
764322.21, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
765     322.21  License fees; procedure for handling and collecting
766fees.--
767     (1)  Except as otherwise provided herein, the fee for:
768     (a)  An original or renewal commercial driver's license is
769$67 $75, which shall include the fee for driver education
770provided by s. 1003.48. However, if an applicant has completed
771training and is applying for employment or is currently employed
772in a public or nonpublic school system that requires the
773commercial license, the fee is the same as for a Class E
774driver's license. A delinquent fee of $1 $15 shall be added for
775a renewal within 12 months after the license expiration date.
776     (b)  An original Class E driver's license is $27 $48, which
777includes the fee for driver's education provided by s. 1003.48.
778However, if an applicant has completed training and is applying
779for employment or is currently employed in a public or nonpublic
780school system that requires a commercial driver license, the fee
781is the same as for a Class E license.
782     (c)  The renewal or extension of a Class E driver's license
783or of a license restricted to motorcycle use only is $20 $48,
784except that a delinquent fee of $1 $15 shall be added for a
785renewal or extension made within 12 months after the license
786expiration date. The fee provided in this paragraph includes the
787fee for driver's education provided by s. 1003.48.
788     (d)  An original driver's license restricted to motorcycle
789use only is $27 $48, which includes the fee for driver's
790education provided by s. 1003.48.
791     (e)  A replacement driver's license issued pursuant to s.
792322.17 is $10 $25. Of this amount $7 shall be deposited into the
793Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund and $3 $18 shall be
794deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
795     (f)  An original, renewal, or replacement identification
796card issued pursuant to s. 322.051 is $10 $25. Funds collected
797from these fees shall be distributed as follows:
798     1.  For an original identification card issued pursuant to
799s. 322.051, the fee is $10 $25. This amount shall be deposited
800into the General Revenue Fund.
801     2.  For a renewal identification card issued pursuant to s.
802322.051, the fee is $10 $25. Of this amount, $6 shall be
803deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund and $4
804$19 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
805     3.  For a replacement identification card issued pursuant
806to s. 322.051, the fee is $10 $25. Of this amount, $9 shall be
807deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund and $1
808$16 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund.
809     (g)  Each endorsement required by s. 322.57 is $7.
810     (h)  A hazardous-materials endorsement, as required by s.
811322.57(1)(d), shall be set by the department by rule and must
812reflect the cost of the required criminal history check,
813including the cost of the state and federal fingerprint check,
814and the cost to the department of providing and issuing the
815license. The fee shall not exceed $100. This fee shall be
816deposited in the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund. The
817department may adopt rules to administer this section.
818     (8)(a)  Any person who applies for reinstatement following
819the suspension or revocation of the person's driver's license
820must pay a service fee of $35 $45 following a suspension, and
821$60 $75 following a revocation, which is in addition to the fee
822for a license. Any person who applies for reinstatement of a
823commercial driver's license following the disqualification of
824the person's privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle
825shall pay a service fee of $60 $75, which is in addition to the
826fee for a license. The department shall collect all of these
827fees at the time of reinstatement. The department shall issue
828proper receipts for such fees and shall promptly transmit all
829funds received by it as follows:
830     1.(a)  Of the $35 $45 fee received from a licensee for
831reinstatement following a suspension, the department shall
832deposit $15 in the General Revenue Fund and $20 $30 in the
833Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
834     2.(b)  Of the $60 $75 fee received from a licensee for
835reinstatement following a revocation or disqualification, the
836department shall deposit $35 in the General Revenue Fund and $25
837$40 in the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
838     (9)  An applicant:
839     (a)  Requesting a review authorized in s. 322.222, s.
840322.2615, s. 322.2616, s. 322.27, or s. 322.64 must pay a filing
841fee of $25 to be deposited into the Highway Safety Operating
842Trust Fund.
843     (b)  Petitioning the department for a hearing authorized in
844s. 322.271 must pay a filing fee of $12 to be deposited into the
845Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund.
846     (b)  If the revocation or suspension of the driver's
847license was for a violation of s. 316.193, or for refusal to
848submit to a lawful breath, blood, or urine test, an additional
849fee of $115 $130 must be charged. However, only one $115 $130
850fee may be collected from one person convicted of violations
851arising out of the same incident. The department shall collect
852the $115 $130 fee and deposit the fee into the Highway Safety
853Operating Trust Fund at the time of reinstatement of the
854person's driver's license, but the fee may not be collected if
855the suspension or revocation is overturned. If the revocation or
856suspension of the driver's license was for a conviction for a
857violation of s. 817.234(8) or (9) or s. 817.505, an additional
858fee of $180 is imposed for each offense. The department shall
859collect and deposit the additional fee into the Highway Safety
860Operating Trust Fund at the time of reinstatement of the
861person's driver's license.
862     Section 25.  Subsection (5) of section 322.2715, Florida
863Statutes, is amended to read:
864     322.2715  Ignition interlock device.--
865     (5)  In addition to any fees authorized by rule for the
866installation and maintenance of the ignition interlock device,
867the authorized installer of the device shall collect and remit
868$12 for each installation to the department, which shall be
869deposited into the Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund to be
870used for the operation of the Ignition Interlock Device Program.
871     Section 26.  Subsection (2) of section 322.29, Florida
872Statutes, is amended to read:
873     322.29  Surrender and return of license.--
874     (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), an examination is not
875required for the return of a license suspended under s. 318.15
876or s. 322.245 unless an examination is otherwise required by
877this chapter. A person applying for the return of a license
878suspended under s. 318.15 or s. 322.245 must present to the
879department certification from the court that he or she has
880complied with all obligations and penalties imposed pursuant to
881s. 318.15 or, in the case of a suspension pursuant to s.
882322.245, that he or she has complied with all directives of the
883court and the requirements of s. 322.245 and shall pay to the
884department a nonrefundable service fee of $47.50 $60, of which
885$37.50 shall be deposited into the General Revenue Fund and $10
886$22.50 shall be deposited into the Highway Safety Operating
887Trust Fund. If reinstated by the clerk of the court or tax
888collector, $37.50 shall be retained and $10 $22.50 shall be
889remitted to the Department of Revenue for deposit into the
890Highway Safety Operating Trust Fund. However, the service fee is
891not required if the person is required to pay a $35 $45 fee or
892$60 $75 fee under s. 322.21(8)(a).
893     Section 27.  Subsection (2) of section 322.293, Florida
894Statutes, is amended to read:
895     322.293  DUI programs; assessment; disposition.--
896     (2)  Each DUI program shall assess $12 $15 against each
897person enrolling in a DUI program at the time of enrollment,
898including persons who transfer to or from a program in another
899state. In addition, second and third offenders and those
900offenders under permanent driver's-license revocation who are
901evaluated for license restrictions shall be assessed $12 $15
902upon enrollment in the program and upon each subsequent
903anniversary date while they are in the program, for the duration
904of the license period.
905     Section 28.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.


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