Government Affairs News

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:57pm

The House Natural Resources Committee passed legislation that requires the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000-acre Clear Creek National Recreation Area (NRA) in San Benito and Fresno counties for recreational use, including OHV access.

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:54pm

Thanks to the efforts of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada, the Manitoba Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade has issued a proclamation designating July 14, 2017, as Collector Car Appreciation Day in the province.

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 1:50pm

Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from five to seven model years was approved by the House Transportation, Land Use and Infrastructure Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:28am

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) intends to revisit a 2016 rule doubling the threshold at which employers must pay salaried workers time-and-a-half for overtime work.

Posted on: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 8:49am

Get the latest video, news clips and information on the motorsports bill here.

Posted on: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm

Legislation to extend the emissions-inspection exemption for new cars from six to eight model years has been approved by the California Assembly.

Posted on: Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:53pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to make it easier for companies, trade associations and unions to develop federally recognized apprenticeship programs.

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 2:41pm

Legislation to extend the model year vehicles eligible to receive vintage license plates from not later than 1942 to not later than 1961 has been signed into law by Governor Brian Sandoval.

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 2:36pm

Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed was amended and approved by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee.

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 2:07pm

Martin discusses the bipartisan bill and the industry’s ongoing congressional outreach efforts.

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.

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