HB2727 S FIN AM #1

Sutherland 7932


    The Committee on Finance moved to amend the bill on pages three and four, section seven, lines twenty-one through thirty-six, by striking out all of paragraph (F) and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, designated paragraph (F), to read as follows:

    (F) For any county for that portion of its school bus system that uses as an alternative fuel such as compressed natural gas or other acceptable alternative fuel, the percentage provided in paragraphs (A) through (D) of this subdivision as applicable for the county plus an additional ten percent: Provided, That for any county receiving an additional ten percent for that portion of their bus system using bio-diesel as an alternative fuel during the school year 2012-2013, bio-diesel shall continue to qualify as an alternative fuel under this paragraph to the extent that the additional percentage applicable to that portion of the bus system using bio-diesel shall be decreased by two and one-half percent per year for four consecutive school years beginning in school year 2014-2015: Provided, however, That any county using an alternative fuel and qualifying for the additional allowance under this subdivision shall submit a plan regarding the intended future use of alternatively fueled school buses;