PA 13-270—sHB 5907

General Law Committee

AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF DIESEL FUEL CETANE NUMBERS ON FUEL PUMPS

SUMMARY: This act requires anyone selling diesel fuel for motor vehicles or motor boats to publicly display and maintain the minimum cetane number on each diesel pump or other dispensing device. (The cetane number is similar to the octane rating of gasoline and measures diesel combustion quality. ) Violators are subject to a fine of between $50 and $250.

By law, anyone selling gasoline or other products intended as a fuel for aircraft, motor boats, or motor vehicles to the public must publicly display and maintain a sign on each pump or other dispensing device that informs the public of the octane rating and per-gallon price.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2014

OLR Tracking: DC: JO: PF: RO