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Chapter 323

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  323.010.  Definitions. — For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall mean:

  (1)  "Affiliated industry", any person or firm engaged in the manufacturing, assembling, and marketing of appliances, containers, and products used in the propane industry, the interstate or intrastate transportation or storage of propane, the installation or design of propane piping systems, or other such affiliation with the commercial, residential, or agricultural use of propane by consumers in Missouri;

  (2)  "Autogas", propane used solely as the primary motor fuel for internal combustion engines for vehicles in highway use;

  (3)  "Commission", the Missouri propane safety commission;

  (4)  "Compressed natural gas" (CNG), a mixture of hydrocarbon gases and vapors, consisting principally of methane in gaseous form that has been compressed for use as a vehicular fuel;

  (5)  "Dispensing station", a system of compressors, safety devices, cylinders, piping, fittings, valves, regulators, gauges, relief devices, vents, installation fixtures and other compressed natural gas equipment intended for use in conjunction with motor vehicle fueling by compressed natural gas but does not include a natural gas pipeline located upstream of the inlet of the compressor;

  (6)  "Liquefied petroleum gas", any material which is composed predominantly of any of the following hydrocarbons, or mixtures of the same:  propane, propylene, butanes (normal butane or isobutane), and butylenes;

  (7)  "Motor vehicle", all vehicles except those operated on rails which are propelled by internal combustion engines and are used or designed for use in the transportation of a person or persons or property;

  (8)  "Person", any individual, group of individuals, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, or any other entity;

  (9)  "Producer", the owner of the propane at the time it is recovered at a manufacturing facility, irrespective of the state where production occurs;

  (10)  "Propane", propane, butane, mixtures of propane and butane, and liquefied petroleum gas, as defined by the National Fire Protection Association Standard 58 for the storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases;

  (11)  "Public member", a member of the commission who is a resident of Missouri, is a user of odorized propane, and is not related by the third degree of consanguinity to any retailer or wholesale distributor of propane;

  (12)  "Retail marketer", a business engaged primarily in selling propane gas, its appliances, and equipment to the ultimate consumer or to retail propane dispensers;

  (13)  "Wholesaler" or "reseller", a seller of propane who is not a producer and who does not sell propane to the ultimate consumer.


(L. 1947 V. II p. 252 § 1, A.L. 1994 S.B. 782, A.L. 2007 H.B. 426, A.L. 2014 H.B. 2141)

Effective 1-01-16

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