Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:25am

SEMA and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) councils announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated July 14, 2017.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:19am

Your support for the RPM Act before the end of the year is critical.

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 2:18pm

SEMA has submitted a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requesting Alibaba be included on the 2016 Notorious Markets List.

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 2:12pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified five chemicals that the agency will target with new regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:25am

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) will have displays encouraging support for the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act this year at both the SEMA Show and SEMA Ignited.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:23am

Legislation to require that forest roads be open to motorized use by the public unless otherwise designated by the Department of Natural Resources was signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:20am

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued an Enforcement Guidance Bulletin for addressing autonomous vehicles and other non-traditional new products and software.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:05am

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to delay by six months the implementation of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule which makes an estimated 5 million workers eligible for overtime pay.

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:57am

A common misconception is that emissions-related products not sold in California are “49-state legal.”

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 3:05pm

Legislation to require that forest roads be open to motorized use by the public unless otherwise designated by the Department of Natural Resources was approved by the Michigan Legislature.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:59pm

It’s a new era for the kit-car industry! Last year, a law was enacted to permit car manufacturers to produce turn-key replica vehicles for customers nationwide.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:56pm

With the U.S. Congress set to adjourn at the end of the year, your support for the RPM Act is needed now more than ever.

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:49pm

The California Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has finalized new rules governing the acceptable content of warning labels used on consumer products under Proposition 65 (“Prop. 65”).

Posted on: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:48am

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed a bill that would finalize land-use designations covering more than 18 million acres of land in seven eastern and southern Utah counties.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:36pm

The Federal Trade Commission updated its regulations to allow manufacturers to publish consumer product warranty information on websites.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:22am

With only weeks remaining in this congressional session, SEMA urges all members, racing enthusiasts, friends and family to contact Congress immediately and demand that lawmakers act now to protect motorsports for generations to come.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:27am

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

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:30am

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on SEMA-supported legislation to protect off-highway vehicle (OHV) access to public lands.

Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:20am

Election Day is just around the corner. With just 46 days until Americans head to the polls to pick the next president, the deadline to register to vote is rapidly approaching in many states.

Posted on: Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 7:30am

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on a bill that would finalize land-use designations covering more than 18 million acres of land in seven eastern and southern Utah counties.

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 1:22pm

To mark the return of Congress to Washington, D.C., SEMA has drafted a new letter urging action on the RPM Act in the final weeks of session. Your voice is again crucial to furthering our progress on the RPM Act. Now is the time for action! Send the new letter today!

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 12:32pm

In order to increase the repair rates for vehicle and equipment recalls, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing that manufacturers notify customers electronically in addition to via first-class mail.

Posted on: Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 2:57pm

SEMA, racing enthusiasts and business owners press Congress to take up and pass the RPM Act this year.

Posted on: Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 2:45pm

The Bonneville Salt Flats is a unique land formation in northwestern Utah that beckons visitors from around the world.

Posted on: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 9:10am

The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed changes to its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina.

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