Legislation to require the state, upon the owner’s request, to issue titles for older vehicles not currently required to be titled under Connecticut law was passed by Legislature and has now been sent to Governor Dannel Malloy for his signature and enactment into law.
The U.S. Department of Labor raised the minimum salary threshold required to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white-collar” exemption to $47,476 per year, effective December 1, 2016.
Legislation to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions-control requirements was signed into law by Governor Maggie Hassan.
Legislation to require the motor-vehicle commission to issue exempt certificates for motor vehicles not required to be inspected was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.
Video: SPEED SPORT’s Ralph Sheheen interviews RPM Act sponsor Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) about the threat to racing, and why passage of the bipartisan RPM Act is the only way to end that threat and protect the future of American motorsports.
Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars was approved by the Tennessee Legislature.
Legislation to exempt motor vehicles more than 35 years old from the requirement that they have a certificate of title was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Legislation to exempt all motor vehicles prior to the ’81 model year from emissions inspection requirements was approved by the California Senate Transportation and Housing Committee.
In an effort to protect U.S. companies against intellectual property theft, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a SEMA-supported bill that enables companies to protect their trade secrets in federal court.
Late last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will withdraw a proposed rule that threatened the future of racing and modification equipment.