SEMA-supported legislation has been signed into law to permanently reauthorize California’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) program, which was established in 1971.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke intends to create a Recreation Advisory Committee to help expand public/private partnerships on America’s public lands. The announcement was made in conjunction with a meeting in July at the U.S. Department of the Interior with Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) representatives, federal lawmakers and high-ranking officials.
Alaska Off-Road Vehicles: Legislation establishing the Jonesville Public Use Area to protect, maintain, perpetuate and enhance year-round public recreation was not considered in committee before the legislature adjourned for the year. The bill would have, among other things, provided opportunities for the public to enjoy the area through a full spectrum of public uses, including the maintenance and enhancement of off-road vehicle recreational opportunities. The measure is eligible for consideration in 2018.
The RPM Act of 2017 needs your support. Even if you wrote to Congress in 2016, SEMA urges all race fans and businesses to take action again. Go to www.sema.org/RPM to support the RPM Act of 2017 and secure the future of racing today!
A U.S. District Court ruled that several off-shore companies violated patents and trademarks owned by Omix-Ada/Rugged Ridge, and had participated in the manufacture of counterfeit products.
Bipartisan legislation has been passed by California’s State Assembly and Senate to reauthorize California’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) program.
A bill to extend the emissions inspection exemption for new cars from five to seven model years was signed into law by Governor John Carney.
Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from six to eight model years has been approved by the Assembly and Senate and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature and enactment into law.
Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and converted for motorsports competition.