SAVE OUR SEAS!
RENEWAL YEARS COST $25 CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION, PLUS $5 STATE SPECIALTY PLATE FEE
Statutory authorization: 320.08058 (44).
Annual Use Fee: $25.00.
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Funds generated from sales of the 'Save our Seas' specialty license plate are used for marine science research and education programs.
Funds go to the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute foundation, Inc. for marine science research and education programs as follows:
1. 10% of the funds shall be distributed to the Guy Harvey Research Institute of the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center to conduct fisheries and shark research in the state.
2. Up to 15% of the funds may be used for administrative costs directly associated with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution’s marine science and marine education programs and administrative costs associated with the Save Our Seas license plate.
3. Up to 10% of the funds may be used for continuing promotion and marketing of the license plate.
4. The remaining funds shall be used to conduct scientific research and education on marine plants and animals and coastal oceanography in state marine waters; to collect and analyze long-term data sets on the state’s critical marine habitats; to determine changes in populations and communities of marine organisms and their impacts on the use of the state’s marine resources; to maintain reference collections of scientific specimens and photographic archives of the state’s marine plants and animals; and to conduct scientific conferences of relevance to the state’s marine resources and their management, utilization, and conservation.