U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry introduced an amendment to the fiscal 2017 spending plan for the Interior Department and U.S. EPA.
Government Affairs News
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to eliminate fines imposed on companies with fewer than 50 employees that do not sponsor health care plans but provide pre-tax dollars to workers through Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs).
The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is on the move this summer to let motorsports participants and fans know about the “Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act.”
Legislation to expand the authorization of year-of-manufacture license plates to include owners of ’80 or older model-year vehicles was approved by the California Senate.
Legislation to require the state, upon the owner’s request, to issue titles for older vehicles not currently required to be titled under Connecticut law was signed into law by Governor Dannel Malloy.
In a severe disappointment for the old-car hobby, the California Senate failed to gain final approval before the June 3 deadline for amended legislation (S.B. 1239) to exempt motor vehicles prior to the ’81 model year from the emissions-inspection requirement.
June is a critical month for the RPM Act. The House Energy and Commerce Committee must pass the RPM Act before the full Congress can vote on it. Don’t let Congress leave for its month-long summer recess without taking Committee action first. Contact your lawmakers today and urge them to act now!
The visit highlights the importance of the RPM Act to business and the local economy.
Legislation to raise gas taxes and require a study of a road-usage tax died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to establish a road usage fee for motor vehicles registered to travel on state roads died when the legislature failed to act.
Legislation to require the Air Resources Board to expand the state’s program for the retirement and replacement of older passenger vehicles and light- and medium-duty trucks was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Amended legislation to exempt motor vehicles prior to the ’81 model year from emissions inspection requirements was unanimously approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 8.
SEMA members have been instrumental in rallying dozens more members of Congress to co-sponsor the bipartisan RPM Act.
A bill to ban motor-vehicle exhaust systems that increase the noise level died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
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 Senate Committee on Outdoor Recreation and Tourism.
Legislation that makes minimal changes to Maryland’s historic vehicle requirements was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. As introduced, the bill appeared to subject historic vehicles of model-year ’86 and later to undergo periodic safety inspections.
Legislation to expand the authorization of year-of-manufacture license plates to include owners of ’80 or older model-year vehicles was approved by the California Senate Appropriations Committee.
A Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on amended legislation to exempt motor vehicles prior to the ’81 model year from emissions-inspection requirement has been set for Friday, May 27, 2016.
The U.S. Congress has reached agreement on a bipartisan plan to update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)—legislation to provide the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with broad new duties and powers to regulate hazardous chemicals.
Video: SPEED SPORT’s Ralph Sheheen interviews RPM Act sponsor Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) about the threat to racing, and why passage of the bipartisan RPM Act is the only way to end that threat and protect the future of American motorsports.
Legislation to require the motor-vehicle commission to issue exempt certificates for motor vehicles not required to be inspected was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee.
Legislation to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions-control requirements was signed into law by Governor Maggie Hassan.
Legislation to require the state, upon the owner’s request, to issue titles for older vehicles not currently required to be titled under Connecticut law was passed by Legislature and has now been sent to Governor Dannel Malloy for his signature and enactment into law.
Legislation to exempt motor vehicles more than 35 years old from the requirement that they have a certificate of title was signed into law by Governor Robert J. Bentley.