H.R.2052 - Ethanol Motor Fuel Act of 1987100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Durbin, Richard [D-IL-20] (Introduced 04/09/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/09/1987 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2052 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/09/1987)
Ethanol Motor Fuel Act of 1987 - Mandates that in any calendar year beginning with calendar year 1988, the total quantity of motor fuel sold annually in U.S. commerce by wholesale distributors shall contain, on the average, not less than a specified percentage of ethanol by volume.
Sets forth a computation formula for measuring the percentage of ethanol in motor fuel sold by a wholesale distributor.
Requires wholesale distributors of motor fuel to report to the Secretary of Energy regarding ethanol sales and credits. Imposes a civil penalty on wholesale distributors for violation of the ethanol-blended fuel requirements.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to promote ethanol use in motor fuel.