Bill Status of HB5689 95th General Assembly
Short Description: FUEL TEMP-DELIVERY STUDY
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Weights and Measures Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall conduct a survey on the effect of temperatures on fuel deliveries. Provides that the survey shall be conducted during routine dispenser inspections by determining the accuracy of fuel delivery and by recording fuel temperature, air temperature, and storage tank temperature at fuel stations and other fuel facilities subject to inspection. Provides that the Department shall submit the results of the survey to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, which shall conduct a cost-benefit analysis and comparison of various options relative to temperature-corrected gallonage temperatures. Provides that the Agency shall evaluate how different reference temperatures or temperature correction devices apply to alternative fuels and low-carbon fuel standards. Provides that the Agency shall convene an advisory group no later than January 25, 2009, that includes, but is not limited to, equipment manufacturers, consumer groups, fuel industry representatives, agricultural commissioners, appropriate government agencies, and other interested parties to provide guidance on the study pursuant to specified provisions and to provide guidance on the analysis and recommendations. Provides that the Agency, in partnership with the Department, shall conduct public hearings on the cost-benefit analysis and report to the General Assembly regarding recommended legislation and regulations based on the results of the study not later than December 31, 2009. Effective immediately.