Several bills failed to be passed by the Maryland legislature before the deadline for consideration.
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The Maryland House and Senate have passed a bill to establish an Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail Fund to maintain and construct trails for OHVs on land that is owned or leased by the Department of Natural Resources.
Governor Ralph Northam signed into law a bill to exclude antique motor vehicles, defined as motor vehicles 25 years old or older, from the requirement that such vehicles be equipped with the vehicle’s original exhaust system or an equivalent to prevent excessive levels of noise.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York Senate to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of $100 upon initial registration.
The Hawaii Senate passed a resolution seeking construction of a new race track facility on the island of Oahu.
Governor Ralph Northam signed into law a bill that allows qualifying military vehicles to be registered and operated on public roadways as “antiques.”
A bill to allow owners the option of registering certain decommissioned military vehicles as regular motor vehicles has been introduced in the Minnesota House.
The Idaho legislature adjourned for the year before passing a bill to exempt model-year ’07 and newer vehicles from emissions testing.
Legislation to allow registration of former military vehicles as special-interest vehicles has been approved by the Hawaii Senate and the House Finance Committee.
Several bills introduced in Wisconsin in 2018 are now dead as they failed to pass before the legislative deadline for action.