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SF 1385

1st Engrossment - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculturally derived fuels; authorizing
a study by the reliability administrator in the
Department of Commerce to determine technical and
economic aspects of using biodiesel fuel as a home,
industrial, and commercial heating fuel; requiring a
report to the legislature.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginSTUDY; BIODIESEL FUEL FOR HOME HEATING.
new text end

new text begin (a) From the money available to the commissioner of
commerce for purposes of studies and technical assistance by the
reliability administrator under Minnesota Statutes, section
216C.052, and in conformity with the goals and directives of
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.325, the reliability
administrator shall perform a comprehensive technical and
economic analysis of the benefits to be derived from using
biodiesel fuel as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 239.77,
subdivision 1, or biodiesel fuel blends, as a home, industrial,
and commercial heating fuel. The analysis must consider blends
ranging from B2 to B100.
new text end

new text begin (b) Not later than March 15, 2007, the reliability
administrator shall report the results of the study and analysis
to the appropriate standing committees of the Minnesota senate
and house of representatives.
new text end