Maine LD 596: An Act To Allow for the Purchase and Use of Specialty Racing Fuel in Maine

LD 596 (subjects: FUELS , GASOLINE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=596&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Andre Cushing of Penobscot: (R – District 10) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/3/2015 Senate Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Saviello of Franklin REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/3/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/7/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Allow for the Purchase and Use of Specialty Racing Fuel in Maine

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 38 MRSA 585-I, sub- 4 is enacted to read:

4. Exception for motor vehicle racing. Notwithstanding subsection 2, gasoline that contains more than 1/2 of 1% by volume MTBE may be sold for or used by a motor vehicle in a race under Title 8, chapter 22, as long as the gasoline containing MTBE is sold and distributed in prepackaged drums, pails or other containers.

summary

This bill allows gasoline containing more than 1/2 of 1% by volume methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) to be sold for or used by a motor vehicle in a race, as long as the gasoline containing MTBE is sold and distributed in prepackaged drums, pails or other containers.

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This information about LD 596 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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