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Senate Bill 0529


Senate Bill 0529

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 529 (Updated March 19, 2013 3:51 pm - DI 84)


Office of energy development. Establishes the Indiana office of energy development (office) within the office of the governor. Provides that the director of the office is the chief energy officer of the state. Provides that the office administers: (1) the alternative fuel fueling station grant program; (2) the alternative fuel vehicle grant program for local units; (3) the energy development fund; (4) a low interest revolving loan program in consultation with the Indiana recycling market development board; (5) the Indiana coal research grant fund; (6) the green industries fund, in consultation with the Indiana economic development corporation; (7) the office of alternative energy incentives and the alternative energy incentive fund; (8) the E85 fueling station grant program, in consultation with the Indiana department of agriculture; and (9) the center for coal technology research and the coal technology research fund. Retains the administration of the home assistance and weatherization programs with the office of the lieutenant governor. Transfers the powers, duties, assets, liabilities, and rules relating to energy and energy development from the following entities to the office: (1) The lieutenant governor. (2) The center for coal technology research. Provides that the office may adopt rules to carry out its responsibilities. Abolishes duties of the lieutenant governor relating to energy policy. Establishes the Indiana office of defense development. Transfers to the Indiana office of defense development the powers, duties, assets, liabilities, and rules relating to defense from the office of energy and defense development. Provides that the Indiana office of defense development may adopt rules to carry out its responsibilities. Makes conforming amendments.
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