Legislation to exempt a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is licensed as an antique vehicle from the imposition of local license tax and fees was signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe.
SEMA-model legislation to create a vehicle titling and registration classification for street rods and custom vehicles has been reintroduced in the New York State Assembly.
Legislation to alter the requirements for vehicles eligible for registration as “classics” has been introduced in the Nevada Senate.
Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for certain motor vehicles was approved by the Senate Highways and Transportation Committee and will be sent to the Senate floor for a vote by all members.
Legislation to allow a camping or fifth-wheel trailer more than 25 years old to be permanently registered for a $52.50 fee was approved by the Missouri House of Representatives.
Legislation has been introduced to create a separate definition for “antique motor vehicles” and require that they undergo annual emissions inspections to ensure that they meet emissions standards in effect at the time of manufacture.
Legislation to allow funds collected for California’s Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMRV) program to be spent by other agencies on unrelated programs and never reimbursed was approved by the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills to combat frivolous lawsuits, which are a distraction for businesses and can create financial hardship.
SEMA-supported legislation (HR 1315) has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to cap the amount of ethanol that can be blended into conventional gasoline at 10% and prohibit the sale of E15 (gasoline with 15% ethanol).
SEMA’s chairman urges the race industry to take action.