Citations Affected: IC 4-12; IC 16-18; IC 16-44.
Synopsis: Tobacco farmers and rural community impact fund.
Specifies that the agricultural mentoring, entrepreneurial leadership
development, and tuition and scholarship assistance components of the
tobacco farmers and rural community impact fund are restricted to
displaced tobacco growers whose crop production has been reduced
and to children and stepchildren of such growers. Provides that after
July 23, 2004, gasoline sold, offered for sale, or used in Indiana may
not contain more than one-half percent by volume of methyl tertiary
butyl ether (MTBE).
Effective: July 1, 2002.
January 15, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural
Resources and Rural Development.
January 31, 2002, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
February 4, 2002, read second time, ordered engrossed.
February 5, 2002, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 88, nays 5.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
and local administration.
reduced, and children and stepchildren of such displaced
tobacco growers, in acquiring new training and employment
(4) Academic research to identify new transitional crop enterprises to replace tobacco production.
(5) Market facility development for marketing current and new crop enterprises.
(6) Administrative and planning services for local communities and economic development entities that suffer a negative impact from the loss of tobacco production.
(7) Establishment and operation of a regional economic development consortium to address common problems faced by local communities that suffer a negative impact from the loss of tobacco production.
(b) Expenditures from the fund are subject to appropriation by the general assembly and approval by the
the commissioner of agriculture.
The commissioner of agriculture may not approve an expenditure from
the fund unless that expenditure has been recommended by the
advisory board established by section 4 of this chapter.
Fahrenheit, not less than ten percent (10%) may be evaporated.
When the thermometer reads two hundred eighty-four (284)
degrees Fahrenheit, not less than fifty percent (50%) may be
evaporated. When the thermometer reads three hundred
ninety-two (392) degrees Fahrenheit, not less than ninety
percent (90%) may be evaporated. The residue may not exceed
two percent (2%). Percent evaporated is found by adding the
distillation loss to the amount collected in the receiver at each
(C) Sulphur . Method ASTM D-1266 or D-2622. Sulphur may not exceed twenty-five hundredths of one percent (0.25%).
(D) Vapor Pressure . Method ASTM D-4953, ASTM D-5191, or any other ASTM method to determine vapor pressure approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. For gasoline, the Reid vapor pressure at one hundred (100) degrees Fahrenheit may not exceed the following:
(i) Fifteen (15) pounds per square inch at the normal barometric pressure at the point of delivery during November, December, January, February, and March.
(ii) Fourteen (14) pounds per square inch during April and October.
(iii) Twelve (12) pounds per square inch during May, June, July, August, and September.
(E) For gasohol (a blend of gasoline and alcohol permitted under federal tax requirements), the vapor pressure may not exceed the following:
(i) Sixteen (16) pounds per square inch during November, December, January, February, and March.
(ii) Fifteen (15) pounds per square inch during April and October.
(iii) Thirteen (13) pounds per square inch during May, June, July, August, and September.
(F) After July 1, 2004, gasoline may not contain more than one-half percent (0.5%) of MTBE by volume.
(A) Flash Test . Method ASTM D-56. Flash point may not be lower than one hundred (100) degrees Fahrenheit.
(B) For the purpose of this chapter, any petroleum product designated by name or reference as "kerosene" must meet the federal specifications for kerosene VV-K-211d in effect on March 1, 1977.
(c) Gasoline, gasohol, and kerosene products that do not comply
with the minimum specifications described in subsection (b) may not
be sold, offered for sale, or used in Indiana.
(d) Petroleum products other than gasoline, gasohol, or kerosene shall be inspected and tested by the methods as are necessary to determine the contents and characteristics of the product.