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15.03.12.00.htm 15.03.12.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 03 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES Chapter 12 Biodiesel Motor Blend Fuel Registration for a Weighing and Measuring Device Authority: Agriculture Article, §11-203(b) and (c) Annotated Code of Maryland
15.03.12.01.htm 15.03.12.01. 01 Scope and Purpose.. This chapter describes the Department’s exemption, allowed only to certain organizations that distribute biodiesel blend fuel to its members only, and not to the general public, that permits the limited use of a commercial measuring device that does not meet the technical requirements of Handbook 44 of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
15.03.12.02.htm 15.03.12.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Biodiesel” means a renewable, biodegradable fuel that is manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled grease.2) “Biodiesel blend” means a motor fuel comprised of a minimum of 20 percent biodiesel fuel.. 3) “Department” means the Maryland Department of Agriculture.. 4) “Device” means any weighing or measuring instrument or meter used for me
15.03.12.03.htm 15.03.12.03. 03 Application and Qualifications for Certification.. A. An organization requesting registration of a device shall make application to the Department on a Departmental form, pay any fee required by this chapter, and include the following information:1) Name of the applicant;. 2) Business address of the applicant;. 3) Whether the applicant has ever had a registration or license suspended or revoked by the Department; and4) Any other information the Department considers
15.03.12.04.htm 15.03.12.04. 04 Certification of Registration Fee.. A. The Department shall issue a certification of registration for a device to any qualifying organization under this chapter upon payment of the fee specified in §B of this regulation.B. The fees for registration are:. 1) $50 for each business location; and. 2) $12.50 per meter..
15.03.12.05.htm 15.03.12.05. 05 Annual Registration Renewals.. A. A registration expires on May 31st each year after the date issued.. B. An organization may renew a registration as described by Regulation .03 of this chapter and upon payment of a fee as specified in Regulation .04B of this chapter.
15.03.12.06.htm 15.03.12.06. 06 Record-Keeping Requirements.. Any organization whose device is certified for registration under this chapter shall keep for 3 years the following records and make them available to the Department upon request:A. Copies of any bills of lading and delivery tickets for any biodiesel blend fuel acquired by the organization;B. The name of each member of the organization who acquired biodiesel blend fuel during each calendar year; and
15.03.12.07.htm 15.03.12.07. 07 Denial, Revocation, and Suspension of Application of Registration.. A. The Department may deny an application for renewal, or revoke or suspend the current registration of any device:1) For operating without a current registration for the device;. 2) For any violation of this chapter, including providing false information to the Department or any violation of any certification by the organization to the Department under Regulation .03 of this chapter; or3) If the Department dete
15.03.12.9999.htm 15.03.12.9999. Administrative History Effective date: May 23, 2016 (43:10 Md. R. 589).
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