Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:11pm

Legislation to exempt a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is licensed as an antique vehicle from the imposition of local license tax and fees was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.

Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:08pm

Legislation to require the issuance of only a single rear license plate for sports cars and those vehicles registered as antiques was reintroduced. Iowa defines an antique vehicle as a motor vehicle 25 years old or older.

Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:03pm

After an outpouring of opposition statewide, legislation to substantially increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as historic or special-interest vehicles was withdrawn by the sponsor.

Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:31pm

Act Now! Automotive media star warns race fans what’s at stake without the RPM Act.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:14pm

Legislation has been introduced to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:11pm

A bill to exempt a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is licensed as an antique vehicle from the imposition of local license taxes and fees was approved by the Virginia Senate.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:08pm

Legislation to require the issuance of a single motor-vehicle license plate for attachment at the rear of the vehicle was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:06pm

Oregon legislation that would have required registered owners of vehicles 20 years old and older to pay a $1,000 “impact tax” every five years was quickly killed after an onslaught of objections were lodged by vehicle owners in the state.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:03pm

Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for certain motor vehicles was approved by the Montana House.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:01pm

Legislation to allow for a single rear plate for motor vehicles that were not originally equipped with a display bracket on the front of the vehicle was not approved by the Idaho House of Representatives on a 28–42 vote.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:59pm

A series of bills have been introduced in Hawaii to exempt antique motor vehicles from the state’s vehicle weight tax, reduce the weight tax for all other vehicles and decrease annual registration fees.

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:48pm

Join industry leaders in Washington, D.C., to tell the new congress what matters most to you!

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:14pm

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, February 9, 2017 - 11:08am

Legislation has been introduced to repeal the two license-plate requirement for motor vehicles in New York.

Posted on: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:03am

Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring 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 was introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:00am

Legislation to allow for a single plate for motor vehicles that were not originally equipped with a display bracket on the front of the vehicle was approved by the House Transportation and Defense Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:57am

Legislation has been reintroduced in Iowa to require the issuance of only a single license plate for motor vehicles.

Posted on: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:53am

Legislation has been reintroduced in Hawaii to increase annual registration fees, increase the gas tax and increase the motor-vehicle weight tax.

Posted on: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 9:29am

The once 13-mile racetrack is now less than eight miles long due to salt erosion.

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:27am

Thanks to the efforts of the Specialty Vehicle Association of British Columbia, the province of British Columbia has again issued a proclamation designating July 8, 2017, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province.

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:25am

In 2014, legislation to allow the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue replica year-of-manufacture plates for antique vehicles was enacted into law.

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:22am

Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York Assembly to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of $100 upon initial registration.

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:20am

Legislation to create a mileage-based user fee pilot program to be implemented instead of the gas tax was introduced. 

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:18am

Legislation has been introduced in the Missouri Senate to require the issuance of only a single license plate for motor vehicles.

Posted on: Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 11:15am

Legislation to prohibit the state or a local jurisdiction from imposing a vehicle miles traveled tax or other similar fees, tolls or taxes has been introduced.

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