Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:32pm

The RPM Act of 2017 needs your support. Even if you wrote to Congress in 2016, SEMA urges all race fans and businesses to take action again. Go to www.sema.org/RPM to support the RPM Act of 2017 and secure the future of racing today!

Posted on: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:17pm

The “Recreation Not Red-Tape (RNR) Act” (H.R. 3400; S. 1633) was introduced in the House and Senate by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Sen. Ron Wyden.

Posted on: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:48pm

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have passed different tax reform bills that must be reconciled into a single measure.

Posted on: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:45pm

President Trump traveled to Salt Lake City earlier this week, where he signed proclamations to reduce the size of two Utah-based national monuments by more than 2 million acres.

Posted on: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:39pm

The bill (H.R. 350) was approved by a vote of 33 to 20, and is now eligible for consideration on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Posted on: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:52pm

ArkansasThe laws and regulations that govern how SEMA members do business have a continuous impact on the way automotive specialty-equipment products are made, distributed and marketed. The charge of the SEMA government affairs office is to stay on top of all relevant state and federal legislation and regulations and advocate for industry positions to ensure the best possible outcome for our membership.

Posted on: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:45pm

Sonoma RacewaySonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page testified before a key Congressional subcommittee in September, urging members to continue to allow street vehicles to be modified and converted for motorsports competition. Page joined a panel of experts to discuss “Big Relief for Small Business: Legislation Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Small Manufacturers and Other Job Creators.”

Posted on: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:39pm

Luther StrangeWhen you’re a United States Senator, you tend to get asked a lot of questions. It comes with the territory. In most cases, those questions cover topics such as health care and tax reform. But there’s one question that U.S. Senator Luther Strange (R-AL) just can’t seem to avoid: How tall are you?

Posted on: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:53pm

The motorsports bill was approved by the House Subcommittee, and a hearing was held before the Senate Subcommittee.

Posted on: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:30pm

The “Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable” (ORIR) was established to showcase outdoor recreation as being a key contributor to the nation’s economy.

Posted on: Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:44pm

Support the RPM Act of 2017 and secure the future of racing today.

Posted on: Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 4:16pm

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are currently pursuing separate comprehensive tax reform bills with the intention of enacting legislation by the end of 2017.

Posted on: Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:35pm

The RPM Act clarifies that it is legal under federal law to manufacture, sell, distribute and install race parts that modify the emissions system of a motor vehicle that is used solely for racing.

Posted on: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:50pm

Support the RPM Act of 2017 and secure the future of racing today.

Posted on: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:11pm

Republican Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration have introduced legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

Posted on: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:57pm

The U.S. Department of the Interior is devoting important new resources to outdoor recreation on America’s public lands and waters.

Posted on: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:16pm

SEMA PACThis year, the SEMA Action Network (SAN) is celebrating two decades of political horsepower. Over the past 20 years, long battles have been waged over Cash for Clunkers initiatives, unfair exhaust-noise restrictions, excessive taxes, titling and registration problems, backyard builds, racing and other issues. From fax machines to Facebook, the SAN’s history is chronicled on www.SEMAsan.com/history.

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:11pm

Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation into law to require cleaning product manufacturers to disclose all ingredients and “contaminants of concern” on the product label and the manufacturer’s website.

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:16pm

SEMA and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) councils have announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated July 13, 2018.

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm

Automotive media personality Courtney Hansen will once again be the SEMA Action Network’s (SAN) guest at the SEMA Show.

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:40pm

The RPM Act of 2017 needs your support. Even if you wrote to Congress in 2016, SEMA urges all race fans and businesses to take action again. Go to www.sema.org/RPM to support the RPM Act of 2017 and secure the future of racing today!

Posted on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:35pm

Sponsored by ETTN, HRIA, MPMC, WTC and ARMO councils.

Posted on: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:44pm

Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation into law to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from six to eight model years.

Posted on: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:39pm

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (E.O.) that directs the federal departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury to take action to increase healthcare competition and choice.

Posted on: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:36pm

Visit the Save the Salt booth in the Central Hall (booth #24099) of the 2017 SEMA Show to see the Turbinator II, which ran 435.875 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, September 17.

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