HB2452

Allows the Department of Agriculture to adopt temporary alternative fuel standards in certain circumstances

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Bill Text from Feb. 14, 2018 - Introduced

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 2452

99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

6426H.01I

D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE REDMON.

AN ACT

To repeal section 414.032, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to fuel

standards.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Section 414.032, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 414.032, to read as follows:

414.032. 1. All kerosene, diesel fuel, heating oil, aviation turbine fuel, gasoline, gasoline-alcohol blends and other motor fuels shall meet the requirements in the annual book of ASTM standards and supplements thereto. The director may promulgate rules and regulations on the labeling, standards for, and identity of motor fuels and heating oils. 2. The director may inspect gasoline, gasoline-alcohol blends or other motor fuels to insure that these fuels conform to advertised grade and octane. In no event shall the penalty for a first violation of this section exceed a written reprimand. 3. The director may waive specific requirements in this section and in regulations promulgated according to this section, or may establish temporary alternative requirements for fuels as determined to be necessary in the event of an extreme and unusual fuel supply circumstance as a result of a pipeline or refinery equipment failure, emergency, or a natural disaster as determined by the director for a specified period of time.

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