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SEMA Urges President Obama to Oppose Vehicle Scrappage Programs

SEMA expresses continued commitment to work with President and Congress toward rebuilding U.S. auto industry, while continuing to oppose “cash for clunkers."

SEMA Responds to President Obama

SEMA applauds efforts to stimulate new car sales, but continues to oppose tying vouchers to vehicle scrappage programs, known as "cash for clunkers."

California Rulemaking to Alter Requirements for Chemical Warnings

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is proposing to impose new requirements on product manufacturers and various other business entities under Proposition 65—the California law requiring warnings in the presence of certain chemicals.

NHTSA to Conduct TPMS Public Survey

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will conduct a public survey on the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) rule.

Nebraska Bill Seeks to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles

Legislation has been introduced in the Nebraska Legislature to provide for the issuance (for a $100 fee) of a single license plate for passenger cars which were not originally equipped with a bracket on the front of the vehicle to display a license plate.

Virginia Introduces Bill to Allow Permanent Vehicle Registration

Legislation has been introduced in Virginia to provide that vehicle registrations would be permanent unless the vehicle ownership or the address where the vehicle is principally garaged changes.

Virginia Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles

Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles in which the original design does not provide for display of a front plate was introduced.

Wyoming Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles to Be Considered

Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles that were not originally equipped with a display bracket on the front of the vehicle is being considered by the Wyoming House Transportation Committee.

Virginia Reintroduces Bills to Exempt Antique Vehicles From Exhaust System Restrictions

Virginia Senate legislation to exempt antique motor vehicles from the requirement that they have exhaust systems of a type installed as standard factory equipment, or comparable to that designed for use on the particular vehicle as standard factory equipment was reintroduced.
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