Legislation (H.B. 2528) has been introduced in Kansas to re-define vehicles eligible to be registered as antique.
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Legislation (S.B. 773) has been introduced in Virginia that would create a historical designation for historic racetracks in order to promote tourism and economic development.
SEMA-model legislation (H. 854) has been introduced in Vermont to create a fair testing procedure for vehicle owners accused of exhaust noise violations.
Legislation (H.F. 2028) has been introduced in Iowa that would allow all motor vehicles to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
SEMA-model legislation (H.B. 4047) has been introduced by West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell to permit automotive collecting activities on residential property if the vehicles are kept out of ordinary public view.
Legislation (H.B. 2420) has been introduced in Kansas to allow for the registration and on-road use of surplus military vehicles.
A version of SEMA-model legislation (A.B. 128) has been introduced in New Jersey to create vehicle registration classifications for street rods and custom vehicles.
Legislation (S.B. 1712) in New Jersey that would require new car dealers to provide purchasers written notice that 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 passed the legislature and now goes to Governor Phil Murphy for approval.
The ability of car enthusiasts to enhance their vehicles—regardless of the year, make or model—is constantly challenged by new laws and regulations. Allies are needed on all fronts. During the 2019 SEMA Show, you can boost your industry’s political horsepower by stopping by the Members Lounge (Room N251 in the Las Vegas Convention Center) and supporting SEMA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and the SEMA Action Network (SAN).
Previously, only vehicles that were at least 35 years from the date of manufacture were eligible for antique tags.