HB374 (2011) – 2011-01-25 revision

Banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold in New Hampshire.


Status: SENATE: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE No/unknown committee assignment (Details)
Length: 288 words.


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Revisions of this bill in our system:

 HouseSenate
Public hearing:2011-02-22 11:25:00 LOB 3042011-04-28 00:00:00
Executive session:2011-03-02 13:30:00(unscheduled)
Floor vote:2011-03-15 00:00:002011-05-04 00:00:00

HB 374 – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

11-0410

05/01

HOUSE BILL 374

AN ACT banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold in New Hampshire.

SPONSORS: Rep. Campbell, Hills 24; Rep. Pastor, Graf 9; Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Townsend, Graf 10; Rep. Pitre, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill bans the manufactured corn-based ethanol for use in gasoline.

This bill also bans the sale of gasoline containing corn-based ethanol as an additive in New Hampshire.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

11-0410

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline sold in New Hampshire.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Corn Based Ethanol Banned. Amend RSA 260:38, III to read as follows:

III. Each person manufacturing alcohol, ethanol, methanol, or any other product within the state of New Hampshire for use in gasohol shall obtain a license and, on or before the twentieth day of each calendar month, the sole proprietor, president, managing partner, chief executive officer, or equivalent thereof, of said person shall render a return to the commissioner on forms prescribed and furnished by the commissioner, and shall certify under the pains and penalties of perjury that the return is true, accurate, and complete in all material respects. The return shall show the total number of gallons sold to distributors of gasohol, or to persons purchasing the product for the purpose of resale to the distributors, together with such other information as the commissioner may require for the reasonable administration of this subdivision. No licensee shall manufacture corn-based ethanol for use in gasoline in this state.

2 New Section; Corn-Based Ethanol Prohibited. Amend RSA 339-B by inserting after section 8 the following new section:

339-B:8-a Corn-Based Ethanol Prohibited. No seller of gasoline shall sell or offer for sale gasoline that has corn-based ethanol as an additive.

3 Contingency. Sections 1 and 2 of this act shall take effect upon certification by the department of environmental services to the secretary of state and the office of legislative services that at least 2 of the 6 New England states have adopted similar legislation banning corn-based ethanol as an additive to gasoline.

4 Effective Date.

I. Sections 1 and 2 of this act shall take effect as provided in section 3 of this act.

II. The remainder of this act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.