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Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number:12B-5.060
Rule Title:Wholesalers
Next Step:A hearing will be held if requested within 21 days of the publication of the Notice of Proposed Rule. The scheduled hearing will be announced in the Florida Administrative Register and published on the Department's website, if a hearing is requested in writing.

Package Filed with JAPC:September 24, 2020
Notice of Proposed Rule:September 24, 2020 (Vol. 46, No. 187, pp. 3978-3982)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:September 22, 2020
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:September 15, 2020 (Vol. 46, No. 180, pp. 3793-3794)
Draft Rule Language:August 26, 2020
Notice of Rule Development:August 26, 2020 (Vol. 46, No. 167, pp. 3388-3389)

Purpose:    Sections 14 and 16, Chapter 2020-10, L.O.F., increased the maximum bond amount required for each terminal supplier, exporter, producer/importer of pollutants, or wholesaler, except a municipality, county, school board, state agency, federal agency, or special district which is licensed under Part I of Chapter 206, F.S., from $100,000 to $300,000 effective July 1, 2020. Section 15, Chapter 2020-10, L.O.F., amended the penalty amount assessed against any person who fails to provide or post the required notice regarding dyed diesel fuel pursuant to s. 206.8741, F.S. The purpose of the proposed amendments is to update Rules 12B-5.050, 12B-5.060, 12B-5.080, 12B-5.140, 12B-5.150, and 12B-5.400 to reflect these statutory changes.