(20 ILCS 689/10)
As used in this Act:
"Biodiesel" means a renewable diesel fuel derived
biomass that is intended for use in diesel engines.
"Biodiesel blend" means a blend of biodiesel
petroleum-based diesel fuel in which the resultant product contains no less
than 1% and
no more than 99% biodiesel.
"Biomass" means non-fossil organic materials that have
intrinsic chemical energy content. "Biomass" includes, but is not limited to,
other vegetable oils, and ethanol.
"Department" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
"Diesel fuel" means any product intended for use
offered for sale as a fuel for engines in which the fuel is injected into the
chamber and ignited by pressure without electric spark.
"Director" means the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
"Ethanol" means a product produced from agricultural commodities or
by-products used as a fuel or to be blended with other fuels for use in motor
"Fuel" means fuel as defined in Section 1.19 of the Motor Fuel Tax Law.
"Gasohol" means motor fuel that is no more than 90% gasoline and
at least 10%
denatured ethanol that contains no more than 1.25% water by weight.
"Gasoline" means all products commonly or
commercially known or sold as gasoline (including casing head and absorption or
"Illinois agricultural product" means any agricultural commodity grown in
that is used by a production facility to produce renewable fuel in Illinois,
not limited to, corn, barley, and soy beans.
means any organization defined as a "labor organization" under Section 2 of
the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 152).
"Majority blended ethanol fuel"
means motor fuel that
contains no less than 70% and no more than 90% denatured ethanol and no less
than 10% and no more than 30% gasoline.
"Motor vehicles" means motor vehicles as defined in the Illinois Vehicle Code
and watercraft propelled by an internal combustion engine.
"Owner" means any individual, sole proprietorship, limited partnership,
co-partnership, joint venture, corporation, cooperative, or other legal
entity, including its agents, that operates or
will operate a
plant located within the State of Illinois.
"Plant" means a production facility that produces a renewable fuel. "Plant"
includes land, any building or other improvement on or to land, and any
properties deemed necessary or suitable for use, whether or not now in
existence, in the
processing of fuel from agricultural commodities or by-products.
"Renewable fuel" means ethanol, gasohol, majority blended ethanol fuel,
(Source: P.A. 93-15, eff. 6-11-03; 93-618, eff. 12-11-03; 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)