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Texas Proposes Elimination of Ethanol in Gasoline

Legislation to prohibit the sale of motor fuel with an ethanol mixture was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives.

Kentucky State Legislature Approves Bill to Assess Older Motor Vehicles for Property Tax; Moves to Governor

Legislation to put in place a new and more beneficial valuation procedure for older vehicles was approved by the Kentucky Legislature and now moves to Governor Steve Beshear for his signature and enactment into law.

Maine Bill to Prohibit Ethanol-Blended Gasoline to Be Considered by Committee

In 2013, SEMA-supported legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of corn-based ethanol in Maine was signed into law.

Maryland Bill to Increase Age Requirement for Historic Vehicle Registration to Be Considered

Legislation to increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as “historic motor vehicles” in Maryland has been reintroduced.

Maine Bill Would Lessen Obstacles to Prohibiting Ethanol Blended Gasoline

In 2013, legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of corn-based ethanol in Maine was signed into law.

Florida Bill to Create Pilot Program to Tax Cars for Miles Traveled Approved by Senate Committee

Legislation to direct the Center for Urban Transportation to undertake a study on the impact of implementing a system that charges drivers based on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.

Kentucky Bill to Assess Older Motor Vehicles for Property Tax Approved by Committee; Moves to Full Senate

Legislation to put in place a new valuation procedure for older vehicles was approved by the Kentucky Senate Transportation Committee and now moves to a vote by the full Senate.

Iowa Bill to Provide Single License Plate Approved by Committee; Moves to House Floor

Legislation that would provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for motor vehicles was approved by the House Transportation Committee.

West Virginia Resolution Designating Collector Car Appreciation Day Approved by Committee; Moves to Full House

A West Virginia House Concurrent Resolution to designate the second Friday in July as West Virginia Collector Car Appreciation Day was approved by the Roads and Transportation Committee.

Wyoming Bill to Provide Single License Plate Signed Into Law

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed into law a SEMA-drafted bill to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles that were “originally manufactured without an installed bracket, device or other means to display and secure a front license plate.”
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