Join industry leaders in Washington, D.C., May 11, for the 2016 SEMA Washington Rally.
Last week SEMA informed its members and the racing public of an important proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation aiming to make it illegal to convert street vehicles into cars used exclusively at the track.
President Obama has designated three new national monuments located in California’s Mojave Desert.
In response to a request made by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the U.S. Copyright Office is undertaking a study on the interplay between copyright law and consumer products that contain software, including motor vehicles.
SEMA-opposed legislation that would have required manufacturers of designated consumer products, including automotive products, to post ingredients on the product label and online on the manufacturer’s website was defeated in the California State Assembly.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed revisions to its portable fuel container (PFC) rules.
In an effort to protect U.S. companies against intellectual property theft, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill that enables companies to protect their trade secrets in federal court.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intellectual Property Subcommittee held a hearing on a bill that would reduce the length of design patents for automotive crash parts from 14 years to 30 months, including those previously issued.
Thanks to the efforts of Delegate Gary Howell, a West Virginia House Concurrent Resolution (H.C.R. 14) has been introduced to designate the second Friday in July as West Virginia Collector Car Appreciation Day.
SEMA-model legislation that would allow West Virginia’s vehicle hobbyists to install and use aftermarket exhaust systems that meet a 95-decibel limit was reintroduced for the 2016 legislative session.