Earlier this year, nearly 170,000 racing enthusiasts and industry stakeholders rallied to tell the White House to stop an overreaching regulation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or because someone other than the dealer performed service will be considered by the Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection.
Legislation to expand the authorization of year-of-manufacture license plates to include owners of ’80 or older model-year vehicles will be considered by the California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee.
Legislation to require the Air Resources Board to expand the state’s program for the retirement and replacement of older passenger vehicles and light- and medium-duty trucks was approved by the Assembly Transportation Committee.
Legislation that originally appeared to subject historic vehicles of model-year ’86 and later to undergo periodic safety inspections was approved by the Maryland Senate.
Legislation to allow a camping or fifth-wheel trailer more than 25 years old to be permanently registered for a $25 fee was approved by the Missouri House.
Legislation to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions-control requirements was approved by the Legislature.
Legislation that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.
The province of British Columbia has again issued a proclamation designating July 9, 2016, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province.
Thanks to the efforts of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has again issued a proclamation designating July 2016 as “Automotive Heritage Month” in the province.