HB 1078-1_ Filed 01/24/2005, 11:06 Goodin
Adopted 2/3/2005

Text Box

    PREVAILED      Roll Call No. _______
    FAILED        Ayes _______
    WITHDRAWN        Noes _______





    I move that House Bill 1078 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (05)MO107801.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 4-4-30-5; (05)MO107801.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 4-4-30-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. The center for coal technology research is established to perform the following duties:
        (1) Develop technologies that can use Indiana coal in an environmentally and economically sound manner.
        (2) Investigate the reuse of clean coal technology byproducts, including fly ash and coal bed methane.
        (3) Generate innovative research in the field of coal use.
        (4) Develop new, efficient, and economical sorbents for effective control of emissions.
        (5) Investigate ways to increase coal combustion efficiency.
        (6) Develop materials that withstand higher combustion temperatures.
        (7) Carry out any other matter concerning coal technology research, including public education, as determined by the center.
        (8) Administer the Indiana coal research grant fund under IC 4-23-5.5-16.
         (9) Investigate the use of coal bed methane in the production of renewable or alternative fuels and renewable energy sources.
SOURCE: IC 8-1-8.8-2; (05)MO107801.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 8-1-8.8-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "clean coal and energy projects" means any of the following:
        (1) Any of the following projects:
            (A) Projects at new energy generating facilities that employ the use of clean coal technology and that are fueled primarily by coal or gases, derived from coal from the geological formation known as the Illinois Basin.
            (B) Projects to provide advanced technologies that reduce regulated air emissions from existing energy generating plants that are fueled primarily by coal or gases from coal from the geologic formation known as the Illinois Basin, such as flue gas desulfurization and selective catalytic reduction equipment.
            (C) Projects to provide electric transmission facilities to serve a new energy generating facility.
        (2) Projects to develop alternative energy sources, including renewable energy projects.
        (3) The purchase of fuels produced by a coal gasification facility.
         (4) Projects described in subdivisions (1) through (3) that use coal bed methane.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1078 as printed January 14, 2005.)


Representative Goodin

MO107801/DI 52     2005