Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1444

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 15-4-15.

Synopsis: Biodiesel fuel. Requires all diesel fuel sold in Indiana to contain at least 2% biodiesel.

Effective: July 1, 2004.





LaPlante, Grubb, Chowning




    January 20, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1444



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning agriculture and animals.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 15-4-15; (04)IN1444.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 15-4-15 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]:
     Chapter 15. Biodiesel Fuel
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "biodiesel" has the meaning set forth in IC 6-3.1-27-1.
    Sec. 2. Except as otherwise provided in this section, all diesel fuel sold or offered for sale in Indiana must contain by volume at least two percent (2%) biodiesel (B2 or greater) by the later of the following dates:
        (1) Not more than thirty (30) days after the commissioner of agriculture determines that the annual capacity in Indiana for the production of biodiesel exceeds twelve million (12,000,000) gallons.
        (2) January 1, 2006.
    Sec. 3. The requirement set forth in section 2 of this chapter does not apply to diesel fuel used in the following:
        (1) Railroad locomotives.
        (2) Off-road mining equipment and machinery.
    Sec. 4. The commissioner of agriculture shall publish notice on accessIndiana (as defined in IC 5-21-1-1.5) when the condition set forth in section 2 of this chapter is satisfied.