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SECTION 47-8-8

   § 47-8-8  Licensing of petroleum productsdelivery companies. – (a) There shall be an annual license fee of one hundred twenty dollars ($120)for each enterprise name used or involved in the delivery of petroleum productsand a reapplication fee of six hundred dollars ($600) for each enterpriserequired to renew who fail to do so after the licensing date of August 1. Allmonies received under this section shall be deposited as general revenue. Theapplication for a license to be issued and administered by the weights andmeasures division of the department of labor and training shall include:

   (i) Certification of two million dollars ($2,000,000)liability insurance which includes pollution liability broad form coverage orcertification of self insurance.

   (ii) Number of registered and unregistered delivery vehicles(including color, type of vehicle, and year and make of vehicle).

   (iii) Statement that petroleum delivery vehicleidentifications are in accordance with § 397 of federal Motor CarriersSafety Regulations for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials, including§ 397.21, entitled "Marking of Vehicles Operated by Private Carriers"including:

   (A) Placarding in accordance with federal requirements.

   (B) The name of the enterprise to whom the petroleum companylicense is issued, and the city or town in which the enterprise maintains itsprincipal office or in which the vehicle or vehicles are customarily based.

   (2) The markings specified in subsection (a)(1)(iii) mustappear on both sides of the vehicle, and be in letters that contrast sharply incolor with the background; and be readily legible during daylight hours from adistance of fifty feet (50') while the vehicle is stationary; and be kept andmaintained in a manner that retains the legibility required. The marking mayconsist of a removable device, if that device meets the identification andlegibility requirements of this paragraph, for a period not to exceed three (3)months after the registration of said vehicle.

   (3) All meters of the vehicles listed on the application mustbe tested and sealed before the meters shall be used in any delivery ofpetroleum products. The meters shall be tolerance tested for compliance withthe current year National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook #44.Meters not in tolerance compliance shall be so marked in accordance with §47-3-1 and subject to the fines as stated.

   (b) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to providethe wholesale petroleum terminals with proof of the fact that it is licensedprior to obtaining any petroleum products.

   (2) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to use:

   (i) Said license number; and

   (ii) Enterprise name when advertising or offering for salehome heating fuels.

   (c) The director of the department of labor and training isauthorized and empowered to promulgate rules and regulations for theenforcement and administration of the provisions of this chapter.

   (2) The rules and regulations shall be promulgated asrequired to enforce this section.

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Statutes > Rhode-island > Title-47 > Chapter-47-8 > 47-8-8

SECTION 47-8-8

   § 47-8-8  Licensing of petroleum productsdelivery companies. – (a) There shall be an annual license fee of one hundred twenty dollars ($120)for each enterprise name used or involved in the delivery of petroleum productsand a reapplication fee of six hundred dollars ($600) for each enterpriserequired to renew who fail to do so after the licensing date of August 1. Allmonies received under this section shall be deposited as general revenue. Theapplication for a license to be issued and administered by the weights andmeasures division of the department of labor and training shall include:

   (i) Certification of two million dollars ($2,000,000)liability insurance which includes pollution liability broad form coverage orcertification of self insurance.

   (ii) Number of registered and unregistered delivery vehicles(including color, type of vehicle, and year and make of vehicle).

   (iii) Statement that petroleum delivery vehicleidentifications are in accordance with § 397 of federal Motor CarriersSafety Regulations for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials, including§ 397.21, entitled "Marking of Vehicles Operated by Private Carriers"including:

   (A) Placarding in accordance with federal requirements.

   (B) The name of the enterprise to whom the petroleum companylicense is issued, and the city or town in which the enterprise maintains itsprincipal office or in which the vehicle or vehicles are customarily based.

   (2) The markings specified in subsection (a)(1)(iii) mustappear on both sides of the vehicle, and be in letters that contrast sharply incolor with the background; and be readily legible during daylight hours from adistance of fifty feet (50') while the vehicle is stationary; and be kept andmaintained in a manner that retains the legibility required. The marking mayconsist of a removable device, if that device meets the identification andlegibility requirements of this paragraph, for a period not to exceed three (3)months after the registration of said vehicle.

   (3) All meters of the vehicles listed on the application mustbe tested and sealed before the meters shall be used in any delivery ofpetroleum products. The meters shall be tolerance tested for compliance withthe current year National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook #44.Meters not in tolerance compliance shall be so marked in accordance with §47-3-1 and subject to the fines as stated.

   (b) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to providethe wholesale petroleum terminals with proof of the fact that it is licensedprior to obtaining any petroleum products.

   (2) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to use:

   (i) Said license number; and

   (ii) Enterprise name when advertising or offering for salehome heating fuels.

   (c) The director of the department of labor and training isauthorized and empowered to promulgate rules and regulations for theenforcement and administration of the provisions of this chapter.

   (2) The rules and regulations shall be promulgated asrequired to enforce this section.


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Statutes > Rhode-island > Title-47 > Chapter-47-8 > 47-8-8

SECTION 47-8-8

   § 47-8-8  Licensing of petroleum productsdelivery companies. – (a) There shall be an annual license fee of one hundred twenty dollars ($120)for each enterprise name used or involved in the delivery of petroleum productsand a reapplication fee of six hundred dollars ($600) for each enterpriserequired to renew who fail to do so after the licensing date of August 1. Allmonies received under this section shall be deposited as general revenue. Theapplication for a license to be issued and administered by the weights andmeasures division of the department of labor and training shall include:

   (i) Certification of two million dollars ($2,000,000)liability insurance which includes pollution liability broad form coverage orcertification of self insurance.

   (ii) Number of registered and unregistered delivery vehicles(including color, type of vehicle, and year and make of vehicle).

   (iii) Statement that petroleum delivery vehicleidentifications are in accordance with § 397 of federal Motor CarriersSafety Regulations for the Transportation of Hazardous Materials, including§ 397.21, entitled "Marking of Vehicles Operated by Private Carriers"including:

   (A) Placarding in accordance with federal requirements.

   (B) The name of the enterprise to whom the petroleum companylicense is issued, and the city or town in which the enterprise maintains itsprincipal office or in which the vehicle or vehicles are customarily based.

   (2) The markings specified in subsection (a)(1)(iii) mustappear on both sides of the vehicle, and be in letters that contrast sharply incolor with the background; and be readily legible during daylight hours from adistance of fifty feet (50') while the vehicle is stationary; and be kept andmaintained in a manner that retains the legibility required. The marking mayconsist of a removable device, if that device meets the identification andlegibility requirements of this paragraph, for a period not to exceed three (3)months after the registration of said vehicle.

   (3) All meters of the vehicles listed on the application mustbe tested and sealed before the meters shall be used in any delivery ofpetroleum products. The meters shall be tolerance tested for compliance withthe current year National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook #44.Meters not in tolerance compliance shall be so marked in accordance with §47-3-1 and subject to the fines as stated.

   (b) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to providethe wholesale petroleum terminals with proof of the fact that it is licensedprior to obtaining any petroleum products.

   (2) An enterprise so licensed shall be required to use:

   (i) Said license number; and

   (ii) Enterprise name when advertising or offering for salehome heating fuels.

   (c) The director of the department of labor and training isauthorized and empowered to promulgate rules and regulations for theenforcement and administration of the provisions of this chapter.

   (2) The rules and regulations shall be promulgated asrequired to enforce this section.

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