THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

3008

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 486-52, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"486-52 Measurement standard[.]; exemptions. (a) Any petroleum product which is in a liquid state under conditions of seven hundred sixty millimeters of Hg at sixty degrees Fahrenheit shall be measured in terms of the U.S. petroleum gallon; its multiple or decimal submultiples, or compatible units of the SI as established by rule of the board.

(b) Any petroleum product which is in a vapor state under conditions of 258.575 millimeters or less of Hg at sixty degrees Fahrenheit shall be measured in terms of cubic feet or in terms of a U.S. petroleum gallon, their multiples or decimal submultiples, or compatible units of the SI as established by rule of the board.

(c) Any device required to automatically compensate for temperature shall only apply to metered sales of liquid petroleum products that have a rated capacity of two hundred gallons per minute or more; provided that whenever a partial compartment or partial tank truck load is delivered, it shall be delivered through a meter that meets the requirements specified in rules adopted by the department.

(d) Any hydrogen fuel product shall be exempted from these measurement requirements. For the purposes of this section "hydrogen fuel" shall be defined as hydrogen with a fuel index of ninety-nine percent or higher in vapor or liquid state to be used as fuel."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

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Report Title:

Measurement Standard; Hydrogen Fuel Exemption

 

Description:

Amends section 486-52, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to exempt hydrogen fuels from measurement requirements.

 

 

 

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