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H.R. 1311 (115th): Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 2, 2017 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1311


March 2, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Loebsack, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Kinzinger, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Cartwright, and Mr. Walz) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


To amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for Reid vapor pressure limitations under such Act.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act.


Ethanol waiver


Reid vapor pressure limitation

Section 211(h) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(h)) is amended—


in paragraph (4)—


in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting or more after 10 percent; and


in subparagraph (C), by striking additional alcohol or; and


in paragraph (5)(A), by inserting or more after 10 percent.


Existing waivers

Section 211(f)(4) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(f)(4)) is amended—


by striking The Administrator, upon and inserting (A) The Administrator, upon; and


by adding at the end the following:


A fuel or fuel additive that has been granted a waiver under subparagraph (A) prior to January 1, 2017, and meets all of the conditions of that waiver, other than the waiver’s limits for Reid Vapor Pressure, may be introduced into commerce if the fuel or fuel additive meets all other applicable Reid Vapor Pressure requirements.