Legislation (A.B. 5225) has been introduced in New Jersey that would require new car dealers to provide purchasers written notice that it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed, or because someone other than the dealer performed service.
Government Affairs News
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed legislation that would create and expand wilderness designations in California, Colorado and Washington state.
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed SEMA-supported legislation that would dedicate much-needed funding to address a more than $12 billion maintenance backlog in America’s National Parks.
California Assembly Member Timothy Grayson was introduced as the winner of the Stephen B. McDonald Legislator of the Year award at the 2019 SEMA Show.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted exclusion for 36 products contained in List 3 Chinese imports subject to 25% tariffs.
The ability of car enthusiasts to enhance their vehicles—regardless of the year, make or model—is constantly challenged by new laws and regulations. Allies are needed on all fronts. During the 2019 SEMA Show, you can boost your industry’s political horsepower by stopping by the Members Lounge (Room N251 in the Las Vegas Convention Center) and supporting SEMA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and the SEMA Action Network (SAN).
Previously, only vehicles that were at least 35 years from the date of manufacture were eligible for antique tags.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will accept tariff exclusion requests on October 31 for Chinese imports subject to 15% tariffs (List 4) that began on September 1.
Initially limited to 100 guests, an additional 25 tickets have been made available due to demand.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking public comment on whether to give automakers the option of installing camera monitoring systems in place of outside and inside rearview mirrors.