Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number:12B-5.070
Rule Title:Terminal Operators
Next Step:At the December 13, 2017 meeting, the Governor and Cabinet approved the Department's request to adopt this rule. The Department will file the rule for certification with the Department of State on December 28, 2017. The rule will be effective on January 17, 2018.

Certification Package: December 28, 2017
JAPC Certification: December 28, 2017
Certification Letter to JAPC: December 20, 2017
Cabinet Meeting for Adoption: December 13, 2017
Letter From JAPC: December 5, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 233, pp.5473-5474)
Hearing Information: November 8, 2017
Package filed with JAPC: October 20, 2017
Notice of Proposed Rule: October 18, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 202, pp. 4522-4526)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing: October 17, 2017
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:October 10, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 196, pp. 4370-4371)
Workshop Comments:September 5 - 13, 2017
Workshop Information:September 19, 2017
Draft Rule Language: September 19, 2017
Notice of Rule Development: September 5, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 172, PP. 3838-3839)

Purpose:    The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rules 12B-5.030, 12B-5.040, 12B-5.050, 12B-5.060, 12B-5.070, 12B-5.080, 12B-5.110, 12B-5.300, and 12B-5.400, F.A.C., is to implement statutory changes made by Chapter 2017-36, L.O.F., which removed certain application and annual renewal license fees. In addition, proposed amendments to Rules 12B-5.030, 12B-5.040, 12B-5.050, 12B-5.060, 12B-5.070, 12B-5.080, and 12B-5.110, update contact information for the Department. Rules 12B-5.050 and 12B-5.070, F.A.C., require all terminal suppliers to submit the Terminal Supplier Fuel Tax Return electronically by electronic data interchange. The Department is implementing an extensible markup language (XML) system as a means to allow terminal suppliers to submit the report electronically. The purpose of the additional proposed amendments to Rules 12B-5.050 and 12B-5.070, F.A.C, is to incorporate the Department’s XML remittance system.