2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXVI - Trade and Commerce
Chapter 414 - Fuel Regulation and Conservation
Section 414.420 Commission, created, members — purpose.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 414.420 (2019)

Effective 01 Jan 2008, see footnote

414.420. Commission, created, members — purpose. — 1. As used in this section, the term "alternative fuel" shall have the same meaning as in section 414.400.

2. There is hereby created the "Missouri Alternative Fuels Commission" composed of nine members, including two members of the senate of different political parties appointed by the president pro tem of the senate, two members of the house of representatives of different political parties appointed by the speaker of the house, and five other persons appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate. The members appointed by the governor shall be persons engaged in industries that produce alternative fuels, wholesale alternative fuels, or retail alternative fuels, and no more than two of such members shall represent an alternative fuel producer, retailer, or wholesaler and no more than three of such members shall be of the same political party. The members appointed by the governor shall be appointed for a term of four years. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments. The commission shall elect a member of its own group as chairman at the first meeting, which shall be called by the governor. The commission shall meet at least four times in a calendar year at the call of the chairman. Members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

3. The commission shall:

(1) Make recommendations to the governor and general assembly on changes to state law to facilitate the sale and distribution of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles;

(2) Promote the development, sale, distribution, and consumption of alternative fuels;

(3) Promote the development and use of alternative fuel vehicles and technology that will enhance the use of alternative and renewable transportation fuels;

(4) Educate consumers about alternative fuels, including but not limited to ethanol and biodiesel;

(5) Develop a long-range plan for the state to reduce consumption of petroleum fuels; and

(6) Submit an annual report to the governor and the general assembly.


(L. 1993 H.B. 611 § 1, A.L. 2007 S.B. 54)

Effective 1-01-08

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