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S.B. 140 Enrolled
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends Title 53, Chapter 7, Utah Fire Prevention and Safety Act, by
10 modifying licensing and certification requirements for users of liquefied petroleum gas.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . defines the term "final consumer;"
14 . exempts a vendor of liquefied petroleum gas from license or certification
15 requirements when:
16 . the liquefied petroleum gas is sold to a final consumer; or
17 . the liquefied petroleum gas is stored, transferred, or used by a final consumer;
19 . makes technical changes.
20 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
22 Other Special Clauses:
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 53-7-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1994, Chapter 120
27 53-7-308, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 234
29 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
30 Section 1. Section 53-7-302 is amended to read:
31 53-7-302. Definitions.
32 As used in this part:
33 (1) "Board" means the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board created in Section 53-7-304 .
34 (2) "Container" means any vessel, including cylinders, tanks, portable tanks, and cargo
35 tanks used for transporting or storing liquefied petroleum gases, except containers subject to
36 regulation and inspection by the Department of Transportation and under federal laws or
38 (3) "Distributor" means any person engaged in the distribution of liquefied petroleum
39 gas, either wholesale or retail, including a commercial carrier, as identified by the Department
40 of Transportation or the Interstate Commerce Commission, who transports or hauls liquefied
41 petroleum gas that is to be distributed or sold within this state.
42 (4) "Enforcing authority" means the division, the municipal or county fire department,
43 another fire-prevention agency acting within its jurisdiction, or the building official of any city
44 or county and his authorized representatives.
45 (5) "Final consumer" means an individual or business who is the ultimate user of LPG.
47 produce light, heat, power, steam, hot water, refrigeration, or air conditioning.
49 under the supervision of the board, testing his knowledge and ability to install or properly
50 repair domestic systems, industrial systems, liquefied petroleum gas carburetion systems, bulk
51 plant systems, standby plant systems, or other similar systems, and who holds an installer's
52 certificate under this part.
54 petroleum gas business.
56 exceeding that allowed for commercial propane and composed predominantly of the following
57 hydrocarbons, either by themselves or as mixtures: propane, propylene, butane, normal butane,
58 or isobutane, and butylene, including isomers.
60 using liquefied petroleum gas as a fuel in a motor vehicle.
62 compressors, containers, piping, and other delivery devices for the purpose of dispensing
63 liquefied petroleum gas for use as a fuel in a motor vehicle.
66 corporation, estate, trust, or any other group or combination acting as a unit, and includes:
67 (a) a husband, wife, or both where joint benefits are derived from the operation of a
68 business or activity subject to this part; and
69 (b) any state, county, municipality, or other agency engaged in a business or activity
70 subject to this part.
72 the condemnation of a liquefied petroleum gas system as a result of a violation of this part, or
73 any rules or orders made by the board; the tag, when attached to the system, is official notice of
74 condemnation and of the prohibition of further use, so long as the red tag remains lawfully
77 means for conveying LPG from the container or containers to dispensing or consuming
78 devices, either continuously or intermittently, and that incorporates components intended to
79 achieve control of quantity, flow, and pressure or state, either liquid or vapor.
80 Section 2. Section 53-7-308 is amended to read:
81 53-7-308. Licenses and certificates.
82 A person may not engage in any of the following activities related to LPG unless [
83 the person has obtained an authorizing license or certification from the board:
84 (1) container activities[
85 installation, or subframing of containers for use in this state, except that a license is not
86 required for the sale of new containers of 96 pounds water capacity or less;
87 (2) systems activities, including:
88 (a) the installation, service, or repair of LPG systems for use in this state[
90 (b) laying or connecting of pipes and fittings connecting with or to systems or servicing
91 a system and appliances to be used with LPG as a fuel;
92 (3) appliance activities[
93 used or to be used in this state in connection with systems using LPG as a fuel; or
94 (4) product activities[
95 LPG in this state, except that a license or certification is not required [
97 (a) who sells LPG but does not obtain possessory rights to the product sold; or [
98 (b) when the product is [
99 final consumer [
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