Indiana Laws and Incentives for Other
The list below contains summaries of all Indiana laws and incentives related to Other.
Laws and Regulations
Alternative Fuel and Special Fuel Definitions
The definition of alternative fuel includes liquefied petroleum gas (propane), liquefied and compressed natural gas, and combinations of propane and compressed natural gas, not including biodiesel or biodiesel blends.
Special fuel is defined as all combustible gases and liquids that are suitable for powering an internal combustion engine or motor or are used exclusively for heating, industrial, or farm purposes. Special fuels include biodiesel, blended biodiesel, and other alternative fuels.
Immunity for Misuse of E85
E85 sellers, suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, and refiners are immune from civil liability for personal injury or property damage resulting from a person fueling any vehicle with E85 that is not a flexible fuel vehicle. This includes any vehicle equipped to operate when fueled entirely with E85. This immunity does not apply if an E85 seller, supplier, distributor, manufacturer, or refiner does not display all E85 warning signs that federal or state laws require. (Reference Indiana Code 34-30-24)
E85 Promotion and Education
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture must work with automobile manufacturers to improve awareness and labeling of E85 fuel and must coordinate with the appropriate companies to include E85 fueling stations in updates of global positioning navigation software. (Reference Indiana Code 15-11-2-4)
Certified Technology Park Designation
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IDEC) may designate an area as a certified technology park if certain criteria are met, including a commitment from at least one business engaged in a high technology activity that creates a significant number of jobs. The establishment of high technology activities and public facilities within a technology park serves a public purpose and benefits the public's general welfare by encouraging investment, job creation and retention, and economic growth and diversity. High technology activities include advanced vehicles technology, which is any technology that involves electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, or alternative fuel vehicles, or components used in the construction of these vehicles. For more information, see the IEDC Indiana Certified Technology Parks website. (Reference Indiana Code 36-7-32)