Legislation to increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as “historic motor vehicles” in Maryland has been reintroduced.
A bill to limit property taxes paid by owners of antique motor vehicles was introduced in the West Virginia Legislature.
Legislation to exempt vehicles 10 or more model years old from emissions test requirements was introduced in the New Hampshire House.
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.
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.
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.”
Legislation to put in place a new valuation procedure for older vehicles was approved by the Kentucky House and now moves to the Senate Transportation Committee for consideration.
SEMA-supported legislation (HR 999) has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives directing the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study on the handling requirements for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
SEMA-supported legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to curtail the President’s power to unilaterally designate national monuments.
A dispute between dockworkers and employers has been tentatively resolved after federal involvement pushed the two sides to reach an agreement.