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Congressional Bill Would Protect and Expand Off-Roading Interests in the California Desert

SEMA-supported legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to preserve 300,000 acres of the California desert for off-roading and expand OHV recreation areas by more than 60,000 acres. 

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.

New Jersey Bill to Provide Window Stickers for Exempt Vehicles Approved by Committee

Legislation to require the motor vehicle commission to issue exempt certificates for motor vehicles not required to be inspected was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.
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