S. 3379 (112th): Small Refiner Relief Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 12, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3379

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 12, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Enzi) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To standardize the definition of the term small business refiner for purposes of laws administered by the Environmental Protection Agency.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Small Refiner Relief Act of 2012.

2.

Small business refiner

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for purposes of administering any law under the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency (including a regulation promulgated by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under any such law after the date of enactment of this Act), the term small business refiner shall mean, with respect to any taxable year, a refiner of crude oil—

(1)

with respect to which not more than 1,500 individuals are engaged in the refinery operations of the business on any day during the taxable year; and

(2)

the average daily domestic refinery run or average retained production of which for all facilities of the taxpayer during any calendar year did not exceed 205,000 barrels.