Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 730

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Background

Title

Description: Petroleum Products Inspection Law; revise and require certain license fees.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/09/00(H)Referred To Agriculture
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committee:

Principal Author: Holland*

Code Sections: A 075-0055-0003, A 075-0055-0005, A 075-0055-0006, A 075-0055-0007, A 075-0055-0009, A 075-0055-0011, A 075-0055-0013, A 075-0055-0015, A 075-0055-0019, A 075-0055-0021, A 075-0055-0022, A 075-0055-0023, A 075-0055-0027, A 075-0055-0029, A 075-0055-0037, A 075-0055-0038

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND THE STATE CHEMIST REGARDING ENFORCEMENT OF THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS INSPECTION LAW; TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 75-55-4, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THE STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR SALE OF GASOLINE OR OTHER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-6, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE LICENSE FEES FOR PERSONS ENGAGING IN THE WHOLESALE OR RETAIL SALE OF GASOLINE OR OTHER PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LABELING REQUIREMENTS ON PUMPS DISPENSING MOTOR FUEL; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-9, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE COLOR CODING REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE TANKS REPRESENTING THE VARIOUS GRADES OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 75-55-11, 75-55-13, 75-55-15 AND 75-55-19, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCLUDE OXYGENATED GASOLINE BLENDS UNDER THE REGULATION OF THIS CHAPTER; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS THAT CLAIM A HIGHER STANDARD; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-22, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE A LICENSE FEE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS WHO BLEND OR MIX OXYGENATED GASOLINE BLENDS FOR SALE IN THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-23, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO EXPAND THE INSPECTION AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-27, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN RETAIL STATION PUMP METERS SHALL NOT DISPENSE MORE THAN ONE PRODUCT AND THAT PETROLEUM PRODUCTS SHALL BE KEPT ENTIRELY SEPARATE FROM EACH OTHER; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO GIVE THE STATE CHEMIST AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES AND THE OPERATION OF THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS LABORATORY; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-37, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE A LICENSED PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN TO BE PRESENT BEFORE A PUMP MAY BE UNLOCKED OR THE SEAL BROKEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF REPAIR OF THE PUMP; TO AMEND SECTION 75-55-38, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DELETE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LICENSING PROVISIONS; TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 75-55-43, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 75-55-45, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE COMPLAINT AND HEARING PROCEDURES FOR VIOLATORS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:25.



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