General Assembly: 75 (1993 Regular GA) - Chapter 138 - Liquified petroleum gas containers

Published: 1993-05-19

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Sec. 8. NEW SECTION. 455B.192 LOCAL GOVERNMENT- PENALTIES. Notwithstanding sections 331.302, 331.307, 364.3, and 364.22, a city or county may assess

a civil penalty for a violation of this division which is equal to the amount the department has assessed for a violation under this division.

Approved May 19, 1993


H.F. 360

AN ACT relating to containers used for liquified petroleum gas and providing a penalty.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 101.13 LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS CONTAINERS. 1. If a liquified petroleum gas container designed to hold more than twenty pounds of liquified

petroleum gas has the name, mark, initials, or other identifying device of the owner in plainly legible characters on the surface of the container, a person other than the owner or a person authorized by the owner shall not do any of the following:

a. Fill or refill the container with liquified petroleum gas or any other gas or compound except when the owner is unable to supply liquified petroleum gas to a person to whom the owner is leasing or furnishing the container and to whom the owner ordinarily supplies the liquified petroleum gas in which case, the owner shall authorize the refilling of the container by another person designated by the owner.

b. Buy, sell, offer for sale, give, take, loan, deliver or permit to be delivered, or otherwise use the container.

c. Deface, remove, conceal, or change the name, mark, initials, or other identifying device of the owner.

d. Place the name, mark, initials, or other identifying device indicating ownership by any person other than the owner on the container.

2. A person who violates this section is guilty of a simple misdemeanor. Each violation of this section shall constitute a separate offense.

Approved May 19, 1993