SEMA Action Network (SAN)
Working with Nevada lawmakers, SEMA amended legislation that originally threatened to add abandoned, unregistered, inoperable or junk motor vehicles to the list of items that constitute a public nuisance.
SEMA is supporting legislation to reduce the annual vehicle registration fees for automobiles and light trucks.
Legislation to approve a regulation allowing off-road vehicles to operate on trails included in the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area has been approved by the West Virginia legislature and is now awaiting the governor’s signature and enactment into law.
SEMA is opposing South Carolina legislation to increase biennial registration fees for motor vehicles. The bill would increase the registration fees for private passenger vehicles, excluding trucks, from $24 to $36 for persons under age 65.
Legislation to repeal the requirement that all gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol was approved by the House of Representatives on a 77–39 vote.
SEMA has endorsed a proposal by Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) that would end a five-year debate on how to expand the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) base at Twentynine Palms, California.
SEMA-supported legislation (HR 1459) has been introduced in the U.S.
Congress to require the president to complete an environmental review
under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) before designating
more than 5,000 acres as a national monument.
After being approved by the Joint Committee on Planning and Development
by a narrow 10–9 vote, legislation to increase the age requirement for
vehicles eligible for registration as “antique, rare or special-interest
motor vehicles” or “modified antique motor vehicles” will be considered
by the Connecticut House of Representatives in a vote by all members.
SEMA-supported legislation to extend the new car emissions inspection
exemption from four to seven model years has been introduced in the