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CS/SB 960 — Liquefied Petroleum Gas

by Environmental Preservation Committee and Senator Bennett

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee (EP)

The bill requires all state agencies to adopt standards relating to the separation distance between liquefied petroleum gas containers and structures, property lines, and sources of ignition contained in the 2011 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 58, also known as the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code. The bill provides for repeal under certain circumstances.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2011.
Vote:  Senate 39-0; House 117-0