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HF 2296

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/23/2012 03:01pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language. underscored = added, new language.

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1.1A bill for an act
1.2relating to agriculture; making permanent certain exceptions to the minimum
1.3content requirements for biodiesel;amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section
1.4239.77, subdivision 3.
1.5BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

1.6    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.7    Subd. 3. Exceptions. (a) The minimum content requirements of subdivision 2 do
1.8not apply to fuel used in the following equipment:
1.9    (1) motors located at an electric generating plant regulated by the Nuclear
1.10Regulatory Commission;
1.11    (2) railroad locomotives;
1.12    (3) off-road taconite and copper mining equipment and machinery;
1.13    (4) off-road logging equipment and machinery; and
1.14    (5) until May 1, 2010, vehicles and equipment used exclusively on an aircraft
1.15landing field.
1.16    (b) The exemption in paragraph (a), clause (1), expires 30 days after the Nuclear
1.17Regulatory Commission has approved the use of biodiesel fuel in motors at electric
1.18generating plants under its regulation.
1.19    (c) This subdivision expires on May 1, 2012.
1.20EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

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