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Public Act 094-0346




Public Act 094-0346
HB0112 Enrolled LRB094 03678 DRH 33683 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 12-705.1 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/12-705.1 new)
    Sec. 12-705.1. Required use of biodiesel by certain
    (a) Beginning July 1, 2006, any diesel powered vehicle
owned or operated by this State, any county or unit of local
government, any school district, any community college or
public college or university, or any mass transit agency must,
when refueling at a bulk central fueling facility, use a
biodiesel blend that contains 2% biodiesel, as those terms are
defined in the Illinois Renewable Fuels Development Program
Act, where available, unless the engine is designed or
retrofitted to operate on a higher percentage of biodiesel or
on ultra low sulfur fuel.
    (b) Nothing in this Section prohibits any unit of
government from using a biodiesel blend containing more than 2%
    (c) As used in this Section, a "bulk central fueling
facility" means a non-commercial fueling facility whose
primary purpose is the fueling of vehicles owned or operated by
the State, a county or unit of local government, a school
district, a community college or public college or university,
or a mass transit agency.
    (d) The Secretary of Transportation shall adopt rules for
implementing this Section.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/28/2005