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Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 112 : EMERGENCY PETROLEUM SET-ASIDE ACT

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 4132)
  • § 4132. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "Consumer" means any individual, trustee, agency, partnership, association, corporation, company, municipality, political subdivision, or other legal entity that purchases liquid fossil fuels for ultimate consumption within Vermont.

    (2) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Public Service or the Commissioner's designee.

    (3) "Distributor" means any individual, trustee, agency, partnership, association, corporation, company, municipality, political subdivision, or other legal entity that purchases or markets liquid fossil fuels from a prime supplier or any other source and resells those fuels to consumers within Vermont.

    (4) "Liquid fossil fuel" means heating oils, light and heavy diesel oil, motor gasoline, propane, butane, residual fuel oils, kerosene, and aviation fuels.

    (5) "Petroleum set-aside" means the amount of liquid fossil fuel that is made available from the total supply of a prime supplier for utilization by the Department of Public Service pursuant to this chapter to resolve hardships and emergencies due to energy shortages.

    (6) "Prime supplier" means any individual, trustee, agency, partnership, association, corporation, company, municipality, political subdivision, or other legal entity that makes the first sale of any liquid fossil fuel into the State distribution system for consumption within the State. (Added 1981, No. 162 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 15, 1982; amended 1983, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. April 19, 1984.)