Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:25am

Legislation to allow a military vehicle the opportunity to be registered as a “vehicle of special interest” has been signed into law by Governor Kate Brown.

Posted on: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:22am

Legislation to increase the age requirement of an antique, rare or special-interest motor vehicle from 20 years old or older to 30 years old or older was amended to remove all restrictions to these hobby vehicles.

Posted on: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:07am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is organizing and presenting a series of “China IP Roadshows” throughout the United States.

Posted on: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:58am

Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 14.

Posted on: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:54am

Stay up to date on the RPM Act through the latest videos, news clips and information.

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 4:42pm

Watch lawmakers discuss why they want to save our racecars!

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:08pm

According to reports, deliveries of nitrous oxide are still not back to normal in some parts of the country following a fatal explosion last August at an Airgas plant in Cantonment, Florida.

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 11:55am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that patent troll suits are to be filed in the state in which the alleged infringer is incorporated or has its place of business.

Posted on: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:49am

More than 115 representatives from SEMA gathered in the nation’s capital to participate in SEMA’s 2017 Washington Rally, Wednesday, May 17.

Posted on: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:51am

Stay up to date on the RPM Act through the latest videos, news clips and information.

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 9:03am

Under a new Maryland law, as of January 1, 2020, it will be illegal to sell or use wheel weights containing more than 0.1% lead or mercury.

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:59am

Several bills introduced in Hawaii in 2017 failed to be approved by both houses of the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.

Posted on: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:56am

The U.S. Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee passed two bills to make it easier for congress to prevent overly burdensome regulations from becoming law and three other bills intended to make the regulatory process more cost-effective and small-business friendly.

Posted on: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:30am

Legislation to allow the issuance of only a single rear license plate for specialty kit cars was introduced.

Posted on: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:28am

Legislation to remove the requirement that a motor vehicle must display a registration plate on the front of the motor vehicle was introduced and referred to the Joint Transportation Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 11:25am

Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers/dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed died without committee consideration when the legislature adjourned for the year.

Posted on: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:16am

This year's Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated on July 14.

Posted on: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:21am

Not going? Learn how you can still get involved and support the RPM Act!

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:22pm

Legislation to empower two or more contiguous counties to form regional authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and management programs tailored to the needs of their communities was vetoed by Governor Jim Justice after being approved by the West Virginia House and Senate.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:19pm

Legislation to require the state to create a searchable digital road map which indicates the condition of public roads was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:16pm

Legislation to create a special procedure for a person in possession of an abandoned antique vehicle to apply for and receive title to the vehicle was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:13pm

Legislation to allow a camping or fifth-wheel trailer more than 25 years old to be permanently registered for a $52.50 fee was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee, and will now be sent to the Senate floor for a vote by all members.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 1:10pm

A House Concurrent Resolution to create a mileage-based transportation funding task force to determine the feasibility of implementing a road-user fee instead of the gas tax died when the legislature adjourned for the year.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:42am

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly referred to as Obamacare.

Posted on: Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:46am

Check out four ways you can support SEMA’s 2017 efforts in D.C. or at home.

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