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Pro-Hobby Virginia Bills Fail to Meet Crossover Deadline

Pro-hobby Virginia legislation, newly introduced for 2015, died when the bills failed to meet the deadline for crossing from one chamber to the other.

Wyoming Senate Committee Approves Bill to Provide Single License Plate; Moves to Full Senate

The Senate Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee approved legislation to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles that were not originally equipped with a display bracket on the front of the vehicle.

Ultra4s Rock King of the Hammers: One Year Later, Legislative Accord Preserves OHV Recreation

The 9th annual “King of the Hammers” was held last week in California’s Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreational Area.

Small Business Tax Expensing Bill Advances in U.S. House of Representatives

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill to permanently set the Section 179 deduction at $500,000.

Iowa Legislation Permits Nitrous-Oxide Equipment

A version of SEMA-model legislation to permit motor vehicles equipped with nitrous-oxide systems has been introduced.

New York Reintroduces Bill to Provide for One-Time Historic Vehicle Registration Fee

Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York Assembly to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of $100 upon initial registration.

Single-Plate Option Reintroduced in New York

Legislation to authorize the owner of a motor vehicle for a $50 annual fee to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle was reintroduced.

Oregon Proposes Elimination of Ethanol Requirement in Gasoline

Legislation to remove the requirement that all gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol was introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives.

West Virginia Bill Increases Property Taxes on Many Antique Motor Vehicles

A bill to increase property taxes paid by owners of some antique motor vehicles was reintroduced in the West Virginia legislature.
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