First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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    HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1032




     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state offices and administration.

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

SOURCE: IC 5-22-5-8; (05)HE1032.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 5-22-5-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 8. (a) This section does not apply to a political subdivision.
     (b) As used in this section, "blended biodiesel" has the meaning set forth in IC 6-3.1-27-2.
    (b) (c) As used in this section, "ethanol" means agriculturally derived ethyl alcohol.
    (c) (d) As used in this section, "gasohol" means gasoline that contains:
        (1) at least ten percent (10%) ethanol; or
        (2) ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE) additives derived from ethanol.
    (d) (e) As used in this section, "gasoline fueled vehicle" refers to a vehicle that is capable of using gasoline to fuel its primary motor.
    (e) (f) As used in this section, "vehicle" includes the following:
        (1) An automobile.
        (2) A truck.
        (3) A tractor.
    (f) (g) Except as provided by subsection (g), (i), a governmental body shall whenever possible purchase gasohol to fuel the gasoline fueled vehicles owned or operated by the governmental body.
     (h) Except as provided by subsection (i), a governmental body shall whenever possible purchase blended biodiesel fuel to fuel the

diesel fueled vehicles owned or operated by the governmental body.
    (g) (i) The following vehicles are exempt from the requirements of subsection (f): subsections (g) and (h):
        (1) A vehicle that is leased by the governmental body for thirty (30) days or less.
        (2) A vehicle whose official operating manual, as issued by the manufacturer of the vehicle, contains a statement that the use of gasohol or blended biodiesel fuel will damage the engine of the vehicle.
        (3) A vehicle that:
            (A) is primarily powered by a diesel or an electric motor; or
            (B) can use only propane, compressed or liquified natural gas, or methanol as its fuel source.


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