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ALCOHOL FUEL. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides use, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol fuel for combustion engines is legal. Provides gasoline retailed for use in motor vehicles operating on California public roads shall contain the following percent alcohol by January 1 of year designated: 5% by 1983, 10% by 1985, 20% by 1987. Requires new cars retailed after January 1, 1987 to burn fuel containing at least 85% alcohol or be powered by fossil fuel alternatives. Allows specified tax credits for establishing alcohol fuel manufacturing plants and specified tax exemptions to grower-producers of bio-renewable raw materials for manufacture of alcohol fuel. Fiscal impact on state and local governments: Substantial reduction of State Personal Income and Bank and Corporation Tax revenues. Magnitude of revenue loss dependent upon number of manufacturing plants established and quantity of sales of bio-renewable raw materials.
Bill L. Withrow, 8154 Sentinel Street, Fair Oaks, Ca 95628
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Alcohol Fuel California Initiative 248 (1980).