Legislation to put in place a new and more beneficial valuation procedure for older vehicles was signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear.
SEMA is currently in discussions with Nevada assembly member Marilyn Kirkpatrick regarding legislation to alter the requirements for vehicles eligible for registration as a “classic vehicle.”
Legislation, opposed by SEMA, to increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as “historic motor vehicles” in Maryland was amended and approved by the House Environment and Transportation Committee.
Legislation to exempt antique motor vehicles from the requirement that they have exhaust systems of a type installed as standard factory equipment, or comparable to that designed as factory equipment was signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Legislation has been introduced in the California legislature to require manufacturers of designated consumer products, including automotive products, to include all ingredients on the product label and online on the manufacturer’s website.
Fifty-eight first-timers were elected to the House of Representatives and 13 to the U.S. Senate. Among them are the future champions of the automotive specialty-equipment industry.
In 2013, SEMA-supported legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of corn-based ethanol in Maine was signed into law.
Legislation to put in place a new and more beneficial valuation procedure for older vehicles was approved by the Kentucky Legislature and now moves to Governor Steve Beshear for his signature and enactment into law.
Legislation to prohibit the sale of motor fuel with an ethanol mixture was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives.
A version of SEMA-model legislation to ease the process by which replica cars are titled and registered was approved by the House Transportation and Public Works Committee.