GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

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HOUSE BILL 187

 

 

Short Title:        Require Labels for Ethanol-Blended Gasoline.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representatives Hurley, Faircloth, and Randleman (Primary Sponsors).

For a complete list of Sponsors, see Bill Information on the NCGA Web Site.

Referred to:

Commerce and Job Development.

February 28, 2011

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to direct the gasoline and oil inspection board to adopt rules related to the labeling of Dispensing pumps and other dispensing devices that offer ethanol-blended gasoline for retail sale in north Carolina.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Article 3 of Chapter 119 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

" 119-27.2.  Labels for dispensing pumps and devices offering ethanol-blended gasoline for retail sale.

(a)        The Gasoline and Oil Inspection Board shall adopt rules to require labels for all dispensing pumps and other dispensing devices that offer ethanol-blended gasoline for retail sale in North Carolina. The Board shall require the use of labels to indicate that the gasoline offered for retail sale contains either of the following:

(1)        Ten percent (10%) or less ethanol by volume.

(2)        Greater than ten percent (10%) ethanol by volume.

(b)        Rules adopted pursuant to subsection (a) of this section may include information as to the ethanol content of blended gasoline that is more specific than the information required by subsection (a) of this section."

SECTION 2.  This act is effective when it becomes law.