In response to a petition and formal comments filed with the U.S. Copyright Office by public interest groups and auto industry stakeholders, SEMA will submit comments supporting the right of industry members and vehicle owners to maintain and upgrade their cars and trucks.
SEMA Government Affairs
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to repeal the estate tax, which impacts an estimated 5,500 families including many small-business owners.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an accord with states and industry associations representing the automakers and major suppliers to reduce the amount of copper used in motor vehicle brake pads.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a SEMA-supported bill to reduce the cost of burdensome regulations on business owners and job creators.
SEMA’s Political Action Committee (SEMA PAC) helps you keep pace by supporting the Congressional car guys and gals who have our industry’s back.
SEMA urged the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to set aside efforts to establish a mandatory safety standard for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) in favor of an industry standard developed in consultation with the CPSC over the past five years.
Legislation to require that motor vehicles display only a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Michigan legislation, opposed by SEMA, that would have required the issuance of two license plates for motor vehicles died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention. If you’ve ever been to San Antonio, Texas, in the summer, you know it’s not uncommon for the mercury to push the triple digits.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to renew more than 50 tax breaks for businesses and individuals that expired at the end of 2013.