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SENATE BILL NO. 1393
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S1393..........................................by RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
BIODEGRADABLE FUEL - Adds to existing law relating to motor fuels to
provide a biodegradable fuel standard; to provide an effective date; to
define "biodiesel fuel"; to provide for disclosure of biodiesel content;
and to provide an exception.
02/13 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/14 Rpt prt - to Res/Env
03/09 Rpt out - to 14th Ord
03/16 Rpt out - w/o amen - to 2nd rdg
03/17 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/20 3rd rdg - FAILED - 11-23-1
AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett, Coiner, Gannon,
Langhorst, McKenzie, Schroeder, Stennett, Williams
NAYS -- Broadsword, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Compton, Corder, Darrington,
Davis, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough,
Little, Lodge, Malepeai, McGee, Pearce, Richardson, Stegner, Sweet,
Absent and excused -- Marley
Floor Sponsor - Schroeder
Filed in Office of the Secretary of Senate
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1393
BY RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO MOTOR FUELS; AMENDING CHAPTER 2, TITLE 71, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 71-241B, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE A BIODEGRADABLE
4 FUEL STANDARD, TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE, TO DEFINE "BIODIESEL FUEL,"
5 TO PROVIDE FOR DISCLOSURE OF BIODIESEL CONTENT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEP-
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 2, Title 71, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
10 ignated as Section 71-241B, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 71-241B. BIODEGRADABLE FUEL STANDARD -- EXCEPTION. (1) Minimum content.
12 Except as otherwise provided in this section, all diesel fuel sold or offered
13 for sale in Idaho for use in internal combustion engines shall contain at
14 least two percent (2%) biodiesel fuel oil by volume.
15 (2) Effective date. The biodegradable fuel standard as set forth in sub-
16 section (1) of this section shall come into full force and effect on and after
17 the date that the conditions in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this subsection (2)
18 have been met:
19 (a) At least thirty (30) days have elapsed since the director of the
20 department of agriculture has certified that the capacity within the state
21 of Idaho for the production of biodiesel fuel oil is at least four million
22 (4,000,000) gallons on an annual basis; and
23 (b) At least eighteen (18) months have elapsed since the director of the
24 department of agriculture has certified and published notice that a fed-
25 eral action on taxes imposed, tax credits, or otherwise, creates a reduc-
26 tion in the price of two cents (2¢) or more per gallon on taxable fuel
27 that contains at least two percent (2%) biodiesel fuel oil and is sold in
28 this state.
29 (3) Definition. "Biodiesel fuel" means a renewable, biodegradable, mono-
30 alkyl ester combustible liquid fuel derived from agricultural plant oils or
31 animal fats and that meets the American society for testing and materials
32 specification D6751-03a for biodiesel fuel (B100) blend stock for distillate
34 (4) Disclosure of biodiesel content. A refinery or terminal shall pro-
35 vide, at the time diesel fuel is sold or transferred from the refinery or ter-
36 minal, a bill of lading or shipping manifest to the person who receives the
37 fuel. For biodiesel-blended products, the bill of lading or shipping manifest
38 shall disclose biodiesel content, stating volume percentage, gallons of
39 biodiesel per gallons of petroleum diesel base stock, or an ASTM "Bxx" desig-
40 nation where "xx" denotes the volume percent biodiesel included in the blended
41 product. The provisions of this subsection (4) shall not apply to sales or
42 transfers of biodiesel blend stock between refineries, between terminals, or
43 between a refinery and a terminal.
1 (5) Exception. The minimum content requirement of subsection (1) of this
2 section shall not apply to fuel used in railroad locomotives.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation relates to motor fuels. It will provide a
biodegradable fuel standard, provide an effective date, define
"biodiesel fuel", provide for disclosure of biodiesel content and
to provide an exception.
There is no fiscal impact.
Name: Senator Gary Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1393