2019 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXVI - Trade and Commerce
Chapter 414 - Fuel Regulation and Conservation
Section 414.510 Definitions.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 414.510 (2019)

Effective 28 Aug 2018

414.510. Definitions. — As used in sections 414.500 to 414.590, the following terms mean:

(1) "Council", the Missouri propane education and research council created pursuant to section 414.530;

(2) "Director", the director of the division of energy of the department of economic development or the director's designee;

(3) "Education", any action to provide information on propane, propane use equipment, mechanical and technical practices, and propane uses to consumers and to members of the propane industry;

(4) "Manufacturers and distributors of LP-gas use equipment", any person or firm engaged in the manufacturing, assembling and marketing of appliances, containers and products used in the LP-gas industry, and those persons and firms in the wholesale marketing of appliances, containers and products used in the LP-gas industry;

(5) "Marketing", any action taken by the council to present positive information about propane to the public, including paid promotional advertising;

(6) "Person", any individual, group of individuals, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, or any other entity;

(7) "Producer", the owner of the propane at the time it is recovered at a manufacturing facility, irrespective of the state where production occurs;

(8) "Propane" includes propane, butane, mixtures, and liquefied petroleum gas as defined by the National Fire Protection Association Standard 58 for the storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases;

(9) "Public member", a member of the council selected from among significant users of odorized propane, organizations representing significant users of odorized propane, public safety officials, state propane gas regulatory officials, or voluntary standard-setting organizations;

(10) "Qualified industry organization", the National Propane Gas Association, the Missouri Propane Gas Association, the Gas Processors Association, or a successor association;

(11) "Research", any type of study, investigation or other activity designed to advance the image, desirability, usage, marketability, efficiency and safety of propane and propane use equipment, and to further the development of such information and products;

(12) "Retail marketer", a business engaged primarily in the selling of propane gas, its appliances and equipment to the ultimate consumer or to retail propane dispensers;

(13) "Transporter", any person involved in the commercial transportation of propane by pipeline, truck, rail or water;

(14) "Wholesaler" or "reseller", a seller of propane who is not a producer and who does not sell propane to the ultimate consumer.


(L. 1993 S.B. 178 § 2, A.L. 2018 S.B. 975 & 1024 Revision)

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