The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills to combat frivolous lawsuits, which are a distraction for businesses and can create financial hardship.
Government Affairs News
SEMA-supported legislation (HR 1315) has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to cap the amount of ethanol that can be blended into conventional gasoline at 10% and prohibit the sale of E15 (gasoline with 15% ethanol).
SEMA’s chairman urges the race industry to take action.
Two U.S. House of Representatives committees with jurisdiction over healthcare legislation have approved a bill to repeal, replace and amend much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly referred to as Obamacare.
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 approved by the House Roads and Transportation Committee.
Legislation to empower two or more contiguous counties to form regional recreation authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and recreation management programs tailored to the needs of their communities was approved by the Senate Natural Resources Committee.
Legislation to promote and fund outdoor recreation and tourism development by establishing the Kentucky Mountain Regional Recreation Authority (KMRA) has been approved by the Kentucky House.
SEMA has joined with a number of leading outdoor recreation trade associations to promote federal policy reforms for rebuilding and expanding the nation’s recreation-related infrastructure.
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Legislation to empower three or more contiguous counties to form regional recreation authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and recreation-management programs tailored to the needs of their communities was reintroduced.
Legislation that would make it a criminal offense to disturb the peace has been reintroduced in the West Virginia House.
Legislation to establish a road-usage fee for all New Hampshire motor vehicles with a miles-per-gallon rating of more than 22.5 will not be considered in a vote by the full House and is essentially dead for the year.
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 House Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee.
Legislation has been introduced in Massachusetts to allow vehicle owners to choose whether or not to display a front license plate.
A Georgia Senate Resolution to urge the U.S. Congress to eliminate all requirements for the use of ethanol as a fuel for vehicles and equipment was approved by the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee.
The U.S. Congress and Trump administration are pursuing a number of separate and overlapping initiatives to change the way federal agencies make and review regulations.
Legislation to exempt a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is licensed as an antique vehicle from the imposition of local license tax and fees was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Legislation to require the issuance of only a single rear license plate for sports cars and those vehicles registered as antiques was reintroduced. Iowa defines an antique vehicle as a motor vehicle 25 years old or older.
After an outpouring of opposition statewide, legislation to substantially increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as historic or special-interest vehicles was withdrawn by the sponsor.
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Legislation has been introduced to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles.
A bill to exempt a motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer that is licensed as an antique vehicle from the imposition of local license taxes and fees was approved by the Virginia Senate.
Legislation to require the issuance of a single motor-vehicle license plate for attachment at the rear of the vehicle was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives.
Oregon legislation that would have required registered owners of vehicles 20 years old and older to pay a $1,000 “impact tax” every five years was quickly killed after an onslaught of objections were lodged by vehicle owners in the state.
Legislation to provide for the issuance of a single rear-mounted license plate for certain motor vehicles was approved by the Montana House.