H.R.1476 - OFS Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 03/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/16/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1476 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/12/2009)
Open Fuel Standard Act of 2009 or the OFS Act - Requires each light-duty automobile manufacturer's annual covered 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.