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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5340

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 1117

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HOVEY, 112th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING BIODIESEL FUEL.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to (1) require all school buses to operate on a biodiesel fuel blend, (2) exempt biodiesel fuel from the sales tax, and (3) create incentives for the use of biodiesel fuel as a blend in heating and diesel fuels.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the use of biodiesel fuel blends through tax incentives.