S.3303 - Open Fuel Standard Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brownback, Sam [R-KS] (Introduced 07/22/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||07/22/2008 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3303 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/22/2008)
Open Fuel Standard Act of 2008 or the OFS Act - Requires each light-duty automobile manufacturer's annual inventory to comprise at least: (1) 50% fuel choice-enabling automobiles in years 2012-2014; and (2) 80% fuel choice-enabling automobiles in 2015, and in each subsequent year.
Defines "fuel choice-enabling automobile" as: (1) a flexible fuel automobile capable of operating on gasoline, E85, and M85; or (2) an automobile capable of operating on biodiesel fuel.
Authorizes a manufacturer to request an exemption from such requirement from the Secretary of Transportation.
Requires: (1) each manufacturer that receives an exemption to place a label on each exempted automobile; and (2) each exempted light-duty automobile delivered to a dealer and first purchaser to be accompanied with a written notification of such exemption.