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West Virginia Legislation Dies for the Year as Legislature Adjourns

Several bills introduced in West Virginia in 2015 failed to be approved by both houses of the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.

California Legislation Would Require Additional Labeling Requirements on Some Automotive Products

Legislation has been introduced in the California legislature to require manufacturers of designated consumer products, including automotive products, to include all ingredients on the product label and online on the manufacturer’s website.

Virginia Bill to Exempt Some Antique Vehicles from Exhaust System Restrictions Signed Into Law

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 as factory equipment was signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe.

New Mexico Bill to Ease Titling and Registration of Replica Cars Approved by Committee; Moves to House Floor

A version of SEMA-model legislation to ease the process by which replica cars are titled and registered was approved by the House Transportation and Public Works Committee.

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.
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