Legislation (H.B. 1755) introduced in Texas to create a specific registration and titling class for assembled vehicles, including kit cars and dune buggies, and former military vehicles passed the House and now awaits consideration in the Senate Transportation Committee.
Government Affairs News
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law legislation (S.B. 493) that exempts historic military vehicles from the requirement to display license plates.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has concluded that it is technologically possible to provide the tire identification number (TIN) data in an electronic format for all tires.
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 has been introduced in the Colorado Senate to create a process for the titling and registration of demilitarized motor vehicles. The bill defines a demilitarized motor vehicle as a vehicle purchased for nonmilitary use that was commonly used by the U.S. Armed Forces to transport persons or property over the highway. Currently, such vehicles are not allowed to be registered or titled for on-road use in the state. The bill awaits consideration in the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee.
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.