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.
The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act is gaining Congressional support as race enthusiasts and industry stakeholders flood lawmakers’ offices on Capitol Hill with letters urging them to support the legislation.
The issue that sparked nearly 170,000 individuals in the racing industry to sign a White House petition earlier this year is NOT yet resolved. Even if the EPA removed the proposal in question, Congressional action is the only way to guarantee that street vehicles can continue to be modified for the track. Urge your legislators to support the RPM Act now: www.sema.org/rpm.
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.
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.
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.
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 extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars was approved by the Tennessee Legislature.
Action, support for congressional bill more important than ever. ACT NOW!