SEMA-supported legislation was introduced 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.
Government Affairs News
Enthusiasts and the industry are urged to visit www.sema.org/rpm to support the RPM Act of 2017.
A bill to protect motorsports was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Legislation was introduced in the New York State Senate to provide that a historical motor vehicle which was not manufactured with a license plate display area on the front of the vehicle may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set significantly lower exposure limits for beryllium and related compounds.
In response to a request from Congress, the Copyright Office issued a final report on the interplay between copyright law and products that operate using software, including motor vehicles and parts.
The National Park Service (NPS) finalized changes to its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina.
President Obama used his power under the Antiquities Act to designate a 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah and a 300,000-acre Gold Butte National Monument in southern Nevada.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to ban the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in aerosol degreasers and as a spot-removal agent in dry cleaning.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a proposed rule to require installation of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology on new cars.
Over the past year, the racing community undertook an unprecedented effort to protect Americans’ right to modify street vehicles into dedicated racecars and our industry’s right to sell the parts that support the sport.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated Form I-9, which is used to verify the identity and employment authorization for individuals hired to work in the United States.
The U.S. Congress passed legislation allowing small employers with 50 or fewer employees to provide Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) to their employees as an alternative to providing health insurance.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a proposed rule that would require light-duty vehicle manufacturers to place a label on the passenger-side sun visor, which describes how to submit a safety-related defect complaint to the agency.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final targets for the amount of ethanol to be blended into gasoline in 2017, relying on expanded voluntary sales of E15 in order to meet the targets.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified 10 chemicals to be evaluated as potentially hazardous compounds under the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued proposed voluntary guidelines intended to help address driver distraction associated with mobile and other electronic devices in vehicles.
A federal judge in Texas placed a nationwide hold on a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that raises wages for an estimated 4.2 million salaried workers.
SEMA urges the industry and racers to rally to reach the 200,000-letter milestone.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has established a new safety standard requiring all new hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles to emit a sound alerting pedestrians to their presence.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) updated Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110 to clarify that special trailer (ST) tires may be installed on new trailers with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 lbs. or less.
Don’t forget to make time in your SEMA Show schedule to take advantage of opportunities to support the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a guidance document intended to help protect motor vehicles from cyber attacks and unauthorized access.
Automotive media personality and racing fan Courtney Hansen will once again be the SEMA Action Network’s (SAN) guest at the 2016 SEMA Show.
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