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55-1802.Definitions. As used in this act: (a) "Council" means the Kansas propane education and research council established in K.S.A. 55-1803, and amendments thereto;

(b) "education" means any action that provides information, instruction or safety guidelines about propane, propane equipment, mechanical and technical practices and uses of propane to propane consumers or industry employees;

(c) "awareness" means any action that provides information or safety guidelines about propane, propane equipment, mechanical and technical practices and uses of propane to propane consumers or industry employees;

(d) "industry" means those persons involved in the production, transportation and sale of propane gas and in the manufacture and distribution of propane utilization equipment;

(e) "industry trade association" means an organization that represents a segment of the industry and which is exempt from tax under section 501 (c) (3) or (c) (6) of the federal internal revenue code of 1986, as in effect on July 1, 2002;

(f) "manufacturer and distributor of propane gas equipment" means any person engaged in the manufacturing, assembling and marketing of appliances, containers and products used in the propane gas industry and any person in the wholesale marketing of appliances, containers and products used in the propane gas industry;

(g) "odorized propane" means propane to which odorant has been added;

(h) "person" means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation or other legal entity;

(i) "placed into commerce" means delivered, transported for storage or sold within the state of Kansas;

(j) "propane" means propane, butane, mixtures and liquefied petroleum gas as defined by the national fire protection association standard, liquefied petroleum gas code, the chemical composition of which is predominantly C3H8, whether recovered from natural gas or from crude oil;

(k) "public member" means a member of the council selected from among users of odorized propane, organizations representing users of odorized propane, public safety officials or state propane gas regulatory officials;

(l) "qualified industry organization" means the propane marketers association of Kansas, a successor association or any other propane industry organization or industry trade association the members of which are engaged in the sale or distribution of odorized propane, or the sale of propane utilization equipment, to the ultimate consumer;

(m) "research" means any type of study, investigation or other activity performed by a qualified public or private research group for the purpose of advancing and improving the existing technology related to the propane industry, including the development of increased efficiency of propane use, enhancing the safety of propane and propane utilization equipment and furthering the development of such information and products;

(n) "retail marketer" means any person engaged in the sale of odorized propane to the ultimate consumer or to retail propane dispensers within Kansas;

(o) "transporter" means any person involved in the commercial transportation of propane by pipeline, truck, rail or water; and

(p) "wholesaler, reseller, supplier or importer" means the owner of the propane at the time it is first sold to a retail marketer in Kansas regardless of the state where production occurs, with ownership of the propane determined by the freight on board designation.

History: L. 2003, ch. 102, § 2; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-10-19T06:32:26. Head Rev No: 274186