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Rhode Island Introduces Bill to Allow Year of Manufacture License Plates

Legislation to authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue replica year of manufacture plates for antique vehicles was introduced.

Wisconsin Bill to Allow Display of Historical Plates on Classic Cars Signed Into Law

A bill to allow the display, on collector vehicles manufactured before 1979, of one or two historical registration plates from or representing the model year of the vehicle was signed into law by Governor Scott Walker.

Wisconsin Bill to Provide for Single License Plate Dies as Legislature Adjourns

Legislation to require that motor vehicles display only a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle died when the legislature adjourned for the year.

Legislation Introduced to Designate the First “National” OHV Recreation Area

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Congress to include “National” within the title “Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area.” Last year, congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which designated nearly 100,000 acres of Johnson Valley, California, as a federal OHV recreation area.

Nebraska Bill to Exempt Historic Automobile Museums From Certain Taxes Signed Into Law

A SEMA-supported bill to exempt purchases made by historic automobile museums from sales and use taxes was signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.

Alabama Bill to Expand Use of Vintage Vehicles Dies as Legislature Adjourns

Legislation to authorize the owner of a vintage vehicle to keep the permanent vintage tag, but pay regular license taxes and registration fees for the privilege of operating the vehicle for general transportation purposes died when the legislature adjourned for the year.

New Hampshire Bill to Prohibit Ethanol Blended Gasoline at Levels Greater Than 10% Approved by House; Moves to Senate

Legislation to prohibit a person from selling or offering for sale gasoline that contains more than 10% ethanol was approved by the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

New Hampshire Bill to Expand Year-of-Manufacture Plates Law Approved by House; Moves to Senate

A bill to expand the range of vehicles eligible to use original year-of-manufacture license plates on antique motor vehicles was approved by the New Hampshire House of Representatives and will now be considered by the Senate Transportation Committee.

Louisiana Bill to Recognize “Collector Car Appreciation” Weekend Approved by House; Moves to Senate

Legislation to annually designate the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the second weekend in July as "Louisiana Collector Car Appreciation" weekend was approved by the Louisiana House of Representatives.

NHTSA Finalizes Mandate for Back-Up Cameras on New Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has directed automakers to install rearview camera systems by 2018 on all new vehicles weighing less than 10,000 lbs.
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