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  142.923.  Motor fuel tax evasion, exceptions, penalty. — 1.  Except as expressly provided in subsection 2 of this section, no person shall sell, use, deliver, or store in this state, or import for sale, use, delivery or storage in this state, motor fuel as to which the tax imposed by section 142.803 has not been previously paid to or accrued by either a licensed supplier, or permissive supplier, at the time of removal from a terminal, or a licensed distributor provided all the conditions of section 142.929 applicable to lawful import by the distributor shall have been met.

  2.  The provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall not apply to:

  (1)  A supplier with respect to motor fuel held within the bulk transfer/terminal system in this state which was manufactured in this state or imported into this state in a bulk transfer;

  (2)  A consumer with respect to motor fuel placed in the vehicle supply tank of that person outside of this state, except an interstate motor fuel user;

  (3)  Diesel fuel dyed in accordance with this chapter;

  (4)  Motor fuel in the process of exportation by a supplier or a distributor in accordance with the shipping papers required by section 142.914 and a statement meeting the requirements of section 142.926 is shown on the shipping papers;

  (5)  Kerosene used in aircraft subject to the conditions and exceptions in subsection 1 of section 142.815;

  (6)  Fuel in possession of a consumer as to which a refund has been issued;

  (7)  Government and other exempt fuel under subdivisions (3) and (4) of subsection 2 of section 142.815 and section 142.617; or

  (8)  A distributor who has met the conditions of section 142.926.

  3.  A person who violates this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and shall be subject to impoundment and seizure of the vehicle and its cargo.


(L. 1998 S.B. 619)

Effective 1-1-99

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