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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.

Kentucky Bill to Assess Older Motor Vehicles for Property Tax Approved by Committee; Moves to Full Senate

Legislation to put in place a new valuation procedure for older vehicles was approved by the Kentucky Senate Transportation Committee and now moves to a vote by the full Senate.

Iowa Bill to Provide Single License Plate Approved by Committee; Moves to House Floor

Legislation that would provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for motor vehicles was approved by the House Transportation Committee.

West Virginia Resolution Designating Collector Car Appreciation Day Approved by Committee; Moves to Full House

A West Virginia House Concurrent Resolution to designate the second Friday in July as West Virginia Collector Car Appreciation Day was approved by the Roads and Transportation Committee.

Wyoming Bill to Provide Single License Plate Signed Into Law

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed into law a SEMA-drafted bill to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles that were “originally manufactured without an installed bracket, device or other means to display and secure a front license plate.”

New Mexico Bill to Ease Titling and Registration of Replica Cars to be Considered by Committee on March 5, 2015

A version of SEMA-model legislation to ease the process by which replica cars are titled and registered will be considered by the House Transportation and Public Works Committee, Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Nebraska Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles Approved by Committee; Moves to Vote by All Members

Legislation in the Nebraska Legislature to provide for the issuance (for a $100 fee) of a single license plate for passenger cars that were not originally equipped with a bracket on the front of the vehicle to display a plate was approved by the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee.

New Hampshire Introduces Legislation to Exempt Older/Historically Significant Cars From Emissions Test Requirements

Legislation to exempt vehicles 10 or more model years old from emissions test requirements was introduced in the New Hampshire House.

West Virginia Bill Sets Limit on Property Taxes Paid on Antique Motor Vehicles

A bill to limit property taxes paid by owners of antique motor vehicles was introduced in the West Virginia Legislature.

Congress Advances Legislation to Make Research & Development Tax Credit Permanent

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed SEMA-supported legislation to renew the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit, which expired at the end of 2014.
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