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 1     3.  For purposes of this section, "eligible
 2   recipients" means a city or county which expends funds
 3   for incarceration or supervision of individuals
 4   charged with or convicted of a felony, an aggravated
 5   misdemeanor, or a serious misdemeanor, or one or more
 6   cities or counties as described in this subsection
 7   within a judicial election district as described in
 8   section 602.6109."
 9     4.  By renumbering as necessary.
Amendment H?1758 lost.
Kuhn of Floyd offered the following amendment H?1801 filed by 
Kuhn, Klemme of Plymouth, Kreiman of Davis and Bradley of 
Clinton from the floor and moved its adoption:
 1     Amend House File 772 as follows:
 2     1.  Page 15, by inserting after line 26 the
 3   following:
 4     "a.  On or after February 1, 2000, a retail dealer
 5   shall not offer for sale in this state a motor vehicle
 6   fuel that contains more than two percent of methyl
 7   tertiary butyl ether as provided by rules adopted by
 8   the department.  The department shall adopt rules
 9   necessary in order to ensure that methyl tertiary
10   butyl ether does not cause a threat to the public
11   health or environment by contaminating groundwater or
12   surface water in this state.
13     b.  The legislative council is requested to
14   establish an interim committee to study issues
15   relating to the sale, use, and health and
16   environmental effects of oxygenate enhancers contained
17   in motor vehicle fuel, including but not limited to
18   ethanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether.  The interim
19   committee shall report the findings and
20   recommendations of its study, including any proposed
21   legislation, to the general assembly as required by
22   the legislative council prior to the 2000 Session of
23   the Seventy-eighth General Assembly.
24     c.  At sites where groundwater or soil monitoring
25   is required, pursuant to section 455B.474, subsection
26   1, paragraph "d", "f", or "h", the department of
27   natural resources shall require that monitoring
28   include testing for the presence of methyl tertiary
29   butyl ether from the locations where other sample

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