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ALCOHOL ENERGY - INITIATIVE STATUTORY AMENDMENT. Establishes Department of Alcohol Energy and Development (DAED) as successor to Energy Commission. Farmers shall not receive federal subsidies for not growing certain crops. DAED has responsibility to buy crops through specified bidding procedures, for production of ethyl alcohol. DAED shall request federal permission to manufacture, distill and sell alcohol for use as motor vehicle fuel. DAED shall receive 1% of state's current sales tax for 6 months and $.01 per gallon of fuel tax to finance implementation of measure. State shall encourage and regulate conversion of motor vehicles to use alcohol instead of gasoline. Fiscal impact on state and local governments: Indeterminable.
William B. Braicov, Jr., P.O. Box 220, Norwalk, Ca 90650 (213) 868-5061
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Alcohol Energy California Initiative 231 (1980).