A bill was introduced to change the law so that the initial registration of passenger vehicles will never expire.
Government Affairs News
A bill 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.
Legislation was introduced in Virginia House of Delegates to allow military surplus off-road vehicles to be registered as antiques.
Rhode Island introduced a bill to provide a courtesy plate for vehicles 25 years old or older.
A version of SEMA-model legislation that would create a vehicle registration classification for street rods and replica custom vehicles and provide for special license plates was reintroduced in the New Jersey Assembly.
A version of SEMA-model legislation to ease the process by which replica, assembled, kit and reconstructed cars are titled and registered has been introduced.
Legislation has been introduced in the Maryland State Senate to require the issuance of only a single license plate for all motor vehicles.
A bill was introduced that allows for window tinting if it meets the minimum standard of 35% light transmittance.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has requested the public to help identify roadway infrastructure, which will need to be modified or enhanced to eliminate barriers to motor vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (ADS).
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has requested the public to assist in identifying any regulatory barriers within the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) to the testing and certification of motor vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (ADS) or unconventional interior designs.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether states can require internet retailers to collect sales taxes even when they have no physical presence in the state.
Legislation was introduced in the West Virginia House to provide antique military vehicles an exemption from the requirement to display license plates.
Legislation has been introduced in the Virginia Senate to exclude antique motor vehicles, defined as motor vehicles 25 years old or older, from the requirement that such vehicles be equipped with an exhaust system in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual levels of noise.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York Senate to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of $100 upon initial registration.
Legislation has been introduced in the Iowa Senate to provide for the creation of license plates for special-interest vehicles in the state.
Legislation has been introduced in the Washington Senate to allow for personalized license plates for collector vehicles.
Several pieces of pro-hobby legislation failed to receive full consideration before the end of the 2016–2017 legislative session and died when the 2018–2019 legislature convened.
Iowa has introduced legislation that allows model ’78 or older vehicles to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation to provide that motor vehicles registered as “secondary vehicles” and driven less than 5,000 miles per year may display only a single plate on the rear of the vehicle died as the legislature adjourned.
Legislation introduced in the California Assembly would require a transition to fully electric vehicles in the state by the year 2040.
The RPM Act of 2017 needs your support.
The Internal Revenue Service has set the standard business-mileage deduction at 54.5 cents per mile for 2018.
Legislation (S.B. 647) has been introduced in the Wisconsin Senate to eliminate the requirement of buyer identification cards to purchase vehicles from the salvage vehicle pool.
The webinar will be held Tuesday, January 9, at 12:00 p.m. (EST)/9:00 a.m. (PST), and will include a presentation from Paula Calimafde, president and general counsel of the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC), and Jessica Summers, SBLC’s strategic policy director.
August 21, 2017, will be remembered as the day the United States experienced its first total solar eclipse since 1979. For U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS) and the employees of COMP Performance Group, it was also a special day when the paths of an industry-leading manufacturer and a colonel-turned-congressman intersected.