The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is convening two small-business advocacy review panels to consider ways to restrict the use of three chemicals found in degreasing and paint-stripping operations.
Legislation to include trucks more than 25 years old (regardless of weight) in the definition of eligible “antique motor vehicles” was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee and will be sent to the full Senate for a vote by all members.
Senate legislation to require the issuance of only a single license plate for historic vehicles and street rods was approved by the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and will be sent to the full Senate for a vote by all members.
Legislation to allow an owner of a motor vehicle that is subject to the smog-check program to pay a $200 smog abatement fee in lieu of passing a smog test will be considered by the Assembly Transportation Committee, Monday, April 13, 2015.
Legislation to extend the emissions inspection exemption for new cars was approved by the House Government Operations Committee.
A bill that originally sought to increase the population of vehicles prohibited from modifying the manufacturer's original suspension, steering or brake system was amended and approved by the North Dakota House of Representatives.
A version of SEMA-model legislation to ease the process by which replica cars are titled and registered died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to drastically alter the requirements for vehicles eligible for registration as a “classic vehicle” was considered by the Nevada Transportation Committee, but no vote has yet been taken.
SEMA-opposed legislation to increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as “historic motor vehicles” in Maryland was amended and approved by the full House of Delegates.
Amended House legislation to require the issuance of only a single license plate for historic vehicles and street rods was approved by the full Maryland House of Delegates.