Legislation (H. 855) has been introduced in Vermont to require the display of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and trucks with a registered weight of 10,000 lbs. or less.
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Legislation (H.B. 2528) has been introduced in Kansas to re-define vehicles eligible to be registered as antique.
SEMA has assembled links to dozens of federal and state government websites that address a wide variety of small businesses issues.
California Assembly Member Tim Grayson was announced as the winner of the Stephen B. McDonald Legislator of the Year award at the 2019 SEMA Show. Representing California’s 14th District, Assembly Member Grayson was recognized for his efforts in the state’s legislature to promote policies and legislation that support the automotive aftermarket industry.
Legislation (S.B. 773) has been introduced in Virginia that would create a historical designation for historic racetracks in order to promote tourism and economic development.
SEMA-model legislation (H. 854) has been introduced in Vermont to create a fair testing procedure for vehicle owners accused of exhaust noise violations.
Legislation (H.F. 2028) has been introduced in Iowa that would allow all motor vehicles to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
As of February 8, 2020, imported bumper stampings for motor vehicles (HTSUS 8708.10.30) will now be subject to the 25% steel tariffs and 10% aluminum tariffs.
U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) continues to be a strong advocate for the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act.
SEMA-model legislation (H.B. 4047) has been introduced by West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell to permit automotive collecting activities on residential property if the vehicles are kept out of ordinary public view.