The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted exclusion requests for 202 List 3 products imported from China and subject to 25% tariffs.
New Jersey—Vehicle Warranties: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers written notice that 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.
An appreciation for the automotive hobby began early for former U.S. Representative David Valadao (R-CA).
SEMA-opposed legislation (H.B. 2373/S.B. 6156) in Washington that would have significantly restricted eligibility of collector vehicles and horseless carriages failed to pass as the legislature adjourned for the year.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule to encourage companies, trade associations, colleges, unions and other entities to establish industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP).
SEMA has submitted recommendations to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on ways to improve regulatory enforcement by the federal government.
The Harmless Error Lesser Penalty for Small Businesses Act (HELP for Small Businesses Act), S. 2757, would apply to violations such as information collection requests.
The March 6 presentation considers immediate consequences and notes that the greatest supply-chain disruption may still lie ahead.
Eligible small businesses must be located in a county declared by the President to be a disaster zone for the virus and be able to demonstrate economic harm.
The Minnesota legislature introduced SEMA-opposed legislation (A.B. 3256) to increase the standard biofuel blend in gasoline to 15% ethanol.