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Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number: Rule Title

12A-16.002 Imposition and Payment of the Surcharge
12A-16.004 Registration
12A-16.005 Exemption Permits, Certificates, and Affidavits
12A-16.006 Surcharge Returns and Filing Requirements
12A-16.008 Public Use Forms

Next Step: At the March 29, 2022, meeting, the Governor and Cabinet approved the publication of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and subsequent adoption of the proposed rules if the substance of the proposed rules [including materials incorporated by reference, if any] remained unchanged upon reaching the date applicable to filing for final adoption pursuant to s. 120.54(3)(e)2., F.S. No substantive changes were made to the rules and the Department filed the rules for certification with the Department of State on May 3, 2022. These rules went into effect on May 23, 2022.

DR-15SWN: Instructions for Solid Waste and Surcharge Returns
DR-15SWS: Schedule of Rental Car Surcharge by County

Certified Final Language:May 23, 2022
Certification Package:May 3, 2022
Certification Letter to JAPC:April 25, 2022
Hearing Information:April 21, 2022
Package Filed with JAPC:April 1, 2022
Notice of Proposed Rule:March 31, 2022 (Vol. 48, No. 63, pp. 1230-1233)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:March 29, 2022
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:March 18, 2022 (Vol. 48, No. 54, pp. 1047-1048)
Public Comment:September 22, 2021
Workshop Transcript:September 22, 2021
Workshop Information: September 22, 2021
Draft Rule Language: September 22, 2021
Notice of Rule Development:September 8, 2021 (Vol. 47, No. 174, p. 4099)

Purpose:    The purpose of this rulemaking is to update the Department's rules to address 2021 legislative changes contained in Chapter 2021-175, Laws of Florida. Section 2 of the chapter law amends Section 212.0606, Florida Statutes, to provide that a $1 per day rental car surcharge applies to the first 30 days of the rental of shared vehicles through peer-to-peer car-sharing programs. The proposed amendments to Rules 12A-16.002, 12A-16.004, 12A-16.005, 12A-16.006, and 12A-16.008, as well as Form DR-15SWN (Instructions for Solid Waste and Surcharge Returns) and Form DR-15SWS (Schedule of Rental Car Surcharge by County), reflect these provisions.