Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:25am

Legislation to remove the requirement that gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol was introduced in the Pennsylvania House.

Posted on: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:17am

A bill to include trucks more than 25 years old (regardless of weight) in the definition of eligible antique motor vehicles was approved by the House Transportation Committee and has been sent to the full House for a vote by all members.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:45am

The Senate Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee approved legislation to provide for the issuance of a single license plate for motor vehicles that were not originally equipped with a display bracket on the front of the vehicle.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:40am

Pro-hobby Virginia legislation, newly introduced for 2015, died when the bills failed to meet the deadline for crossing from one chamber to the other.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:36am

A bill to ban motor-vehicle exhaust systems that increase the noise level has been reintroduced in Vermont.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:33am

Legislation to impose a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax on motor vehicles that travel 5,000 or more miles per year has been introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:29am

A bill to expand the types of vehicles that could not be modified from the manufacturer's original suspension, steering or brake system was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:27am

Legislation that would prohibit the use of state resources to fund a program taxing car owners based on vehicle mileage has been introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:25am

A version of SEMA-model legislation to add a vehicle registration classification for custom vehicles has been referred to the Iowa House Transportation Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:21am

Legislation to remove the requirement that gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol was introduced in the Hawaii Senate.

Posted on: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 9:37am

In October 2015, the major credit card companies will be shifting liability for fraud onto merchants that do not make the switch from payment terminals that read magnetic strips to terminals equipped with electronic chip-reading technology.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 3:21pm

The 9th annual “King of the Hammers” was held last week in California’s Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreational Area.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:51am

Legislation has been introduced in the West Virginia State Legislature to provide owners of all motor vehicles registered in the state with an exemption from property taxes.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:48am

A bill to increase property taxes paid by owners of some antique motor vehicles was reintroduced in the West Virginia legislature.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:45am

Legislation to remove the requirement that all gasoline offered for sale in the state contain a percentage of ethanol was introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:41am

Legislation to authorize the owner of a motor vehicle for a $50 annual fee to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle was reintroduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:38am

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 12, 2015 - 8:35am

A version of SEMA-model legislation to permit motor vehicles equipped with nitrous-oxide systems has been introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:26am

Legislation to lower the property tax on many older vehicles has been introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:22am

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill to permanently set the Section 179 deduction at $500,000.

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:46pm

Legislation that would make it a criminal offense to disturb the peace has been introduced in the West Virginia House.

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:44pm

Legislation to ease the burden on hobbyists by requiring the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, upon the owner’s request, to issue titles for vehicles not currently required to be titled under Vermont law.

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:40pm

Senate legislation to exempt antique motor vehicles from the requirement that they have exhaust systems of a type installed as standard factory equipment, or comparable to that designed as standard factory equipment was approved by the full Senate with an amendment.

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:37pm

Legislation has been introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature to extend the emissions inspection exemption for five years after the model year.

Posted on: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 2:34pm

Legislation to convert the state’s current voluntary vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax program to a mandatory program was introduced.

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