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Newest National Monument Designations Pose Continued Threat to Off-Roading

President Obama recently designated three national monuments, including the 700,000-plus-acre Basin and Range National Monument in eastern Nevada, the 330,000-acre Berryessa Snow Mountain Monument in Northern California and the Waco National Monument in Texas.

Province of Manitoba Again Proclaims July 12, 2015 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day”

Thanks to the efforts of the Manitoba Association of Auto Clubs, the Manitoba Minister of Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection issued a proclamation designating July 12, 2015, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province.

U.S. Senate Honors the Auto Hobby’s “Holiday!” How Will You Celebrate in July?

The U.S. Senate recently passed Senate Resolution 196 (S. Res. 196) designating July 10, 2015, as Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD).

California Bill to Require Additional Labeling Requirements on Automotive Products Approved by Second Committee

Legislation to require manufacturers of designated consumer products, including automotive products, to post ingredients on the product label and online on the manufacturer’s website was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

Nevada Bill to Restrict Hobby Car Registration Approved by Legislature; Moves to Governor

Legislation to alter the requirements for vehicles eligible for registration as classic vehicles, old timers, street rods and classic rods so that only vehicles manufactured prior to 1996 could ever be eligible was approved by the Nevada Legislature.

Connecticut Bill to Require Warranty Disclosure Goes to Governor

Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or because someone other than the dealer performed service was approved by the legislature.

U.S. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Study Regulation of Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

SEMA-supported legislation directing the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to conduct a study on requirements for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) proposed by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was passed by the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and awaits a vote before the full Senate.

Vermont Bill to Provide Titles for Exempted Vehicles Approved by Legislature; Sent to Governor

Legislation to ease the burden on owners by requiring the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, upon request, to issue titles for vehicles not currently required to be titled under Vermont law was approved by the legislature and sent to the governor for his signature and enactment into law.
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