1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 462, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 3, delete section 7 and insert:

1.3    "Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 239.791, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.4    Subdivision 1. Minimum ethanol biofuel content required. (a) Except as provided
1.5in subdivisions 10 to 14, a person responsible for the product shall ensure that all gasoline
1.6sold or offered for sale in Minnesota must contain at least the quantity of ethanol biofuel
1.7 required by clause (1) or (2), whichever is greater at the option of the person responsible
1.8for the product:
1.9(1) the greater of:
1.10(i) 10.0 percent denatured ethanol conventional biofuel by volume; or
1.11(2) (ii) the maximum percent of denatured ethanol conventional biofuel by volume
1.12authorized in a waiver granted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency; or
1.13(2) 10.0 percent of a biofuel, other than a conventional biofuel, by volume authorized
1.14in a waiver granted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency or a biofuel
1.15formulation registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under
1.16United States Code, title 42, section 7545.
1.17(b) For purposes of enforcing the minimum ethanol requirement of paragraph
1.18(a), clause (1), item (i), or clause (2), a gasoline/ethanol gasoline/biofuel blend will be
1.19construed to be in compliance if the ethanol biofuel content, exclusive of denaturants and
1.20other permitted components, comprises not less than 9.2 percent by volume and not more
1.21than 10.0 percent by volume of the blend as determined by an appropriate United States
1.22Environmental Protection Agency or American Society of Testing Materials standard
1.23method of analysis of alcohol/ether content in engine fuels.
1.24(c) The provisions of this subdivision are suspended during any period of time that
1.25subdivision 1a, paragraph (a), is in effect. The aggregate amount of biofuel blended
1.26pursuant to this subdivision may be any biofuel; however, conventional biofuel must
1.27comprise no less than the portion specified on and after the specified dates:
July 1, 2013
90 percent
January 1, 2015
80 percent
January 1, 2017
70 percent
January 1, 2020
60 percent
January 1, 2025
no minimum"
2.6Page 5, line 30, delete "and"
2.7Page 5, line 31, strike the period and insert "; and"
2.8Page 5, after line 31, insert:
2.9"(7) developing procedures for reporting the amount and type of biofuel under
2.10subdivision 1, and section 239.791, subdivision 1, paragraph (c)."