H.R.1024 - Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] (Introduced 02/06/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/06/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1024 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/06/2019)
Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act of 2019
This bill requires information to be provided to the public about the risks associated with the improper use of E 15 fuel in certain vehicles, engines, and equipment. The bill defines E 15 as gasoline containing 15% ethanol.
Specifically, the bill directs the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise labeling requirements for fuel pumps that dispense E 15 fuel, including by requiring the labels of such fuel pumps to include additional details. The labels must include warning information about vehicles, engines, and equipment (e.g., boats, lawn mowers, chain saws, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and pre-2001 model year vehicles) that are prohibited from using E 15.
In addition, the EPA must implement a public education campaign concerning the risks associated with the improper use of E 15 fuel in such vehicles, engines, and equipment.