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Virginia Introduces Bill to Allow Permanent Vehicle Registration

Legislation has been introduced in Virginia to provide that vehicle registrations would be permanent unless the vehicle ownership or the address where the vehicle is principally garaged changes.

Virginia Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles

Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles in which the original design does not provide for display of a front plate was introduced.

Wyoming Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Certain Motor Vehicles to Be Considered

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 is being considered by the Wyoming House Transportation Committee.

Virginia Reintroduces Bills to Exempt Antique Vehicles From Exhaust System Restrictions

Virginia Senate 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 for use on the particular vehicle as standard factory equipment was reintroduced.

Federal Labor Board Okays Employee Emails to Discuss Workplace Issues

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that employees may use their company e-mail accounts to discuss workplace issues, including union organization.

U.S. Congress Passing Legislation to Protect Off-Highway Vehicle Access

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which directs how defense monies are to be spent in 2015.

EPA Proposes Stricter Limits on Ozone Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to lower the ozone pollution standard limits to between 65 and 70 parts per billion rather than the current 75 parts per billion.

Low-Interest Loans Available to Support Production of Fuel-Efficient Vehicles and Equipment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is making low-interest loans available to companies producing fuel-efficient vehicles and the equipment that achieves efficiency gains.

Feds Pursue Safety Standard for Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

SEMA is opposing an effort by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV) safety standard rather than rely on an industry standard issued by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

SEMA Show: Schedule a Free Private Meeting With a Resale and MAP Policy Expert

SEMA is providing free one-on-one meetings at the 2014 SEMA Show with experts on intellectual property and antitrust law, including an expert on resale and minimum advertised price (MAP) policies who can provide guidance and answer your questions.
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