Companion legislation (S.F. 2694/H.F. 1817) has been introduced in Minnesota to allow for the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for special-interest vehicles.
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Legislation (H.B. 410) introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives to allow for the installation and operation of bar-shaped auxiliary lighting on motor vehicles driven on public roads under certain conditions failed to be enacted before the legislature adjourned for the year.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed into law legislation (S.B. 667) to create the West Virginia Motorsports Committee.
Legislation (H.B. 4242) was introduced in the South Carolina House of Representatives to create the South Carolina Racing Study Commission to study how the state can encourage all forms of racing.
Legislation (H.B. 323) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the Transportation and Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committees and now awaits consideration on the Senate floor.
SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 2357) that was signed into law in 2005 to exempt qualified collectible vehicles from the state’s emissions inspection and maintenance program will go into effect June 1.
Legislation (A.B. 210) in California to exempt motor vehicles manufactured prior to the ’83 model-year from the state’s emissions-inspection requirement was removed from consideration by the bill’s author in order to build additional support for the measure.
Legislation (S.B. 621/H.B. 5888) has been introduced to allow vehicles with “year of manufacture” (YOM) tags to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation (L.B. 156) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles was signed into law by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts.
Legislation (H.B. 231) to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles died as the legislature adjourned.