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House Bill 1398

House Bill 1398

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1398 (Updated April 23, 2009 1:54 pm - DI 84)

Ethanol incentives. Requires state educational institutions to purchase mid-level blends of gasoline and ethanol, E85, and blended biodiesel fuel to the extent possible. Provides that the E85 sales tax deduction applies only to reporting periods beginning on January 1 and ending before April 1. Specifies procedures for administering the deduction. Transfers administration of the deduction from the department of revenue to the state budget agency. Provides that the amount of money expended on administering Indiana corn market development statutes in a state fiscal year may not exceed 10% of the total amount of assessments, grants, and gifts received by the corn marketing council in that year. Establishes the retail merchant E85 deduction reimbursement fund. Requires the Indiana corn marketing council's annual transfers to the retail merchant E85 deduction reimbursement fund to be in amounts calculated to restore a balance of $500,000. Adjusts corn checkoff refund and audit requirements. Adds school corporations and state educational institutions to the list of governmental entities that are eligible to apply to the department of agriculture for a grant under the E85 fueling station grant program.
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