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.
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The Hawaii Senate passed a resolution seeking construction of a new race track facility on the island of Oahu.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed SEMA-supported legislation that is designed to promote access to outdoor recreation opportunities, streamline the permitting process for guides and recreation enthusiasts, make federal agencies accountable for prioritizing outdoor recreation and address the maintenance backlog on America’s public lands through increased volunteerism.
During the 2018 SEMA Washington Rally, Wednesday, May 16, members can connect with legislative officials and voice their concerns on issues that matter most to their businesses.
Governor Ralph Northam signed into law a bill that allows qualifying military vehicles to be registered and operated on public roadways as “antiques.”
A bill to allow owners the option of registering certain decommissioned military vehicles as regular motor vehicles has been introduced in the Minnesota House.
The Idaho legislature adjourned for the year before passing a bill to exempt model-year ’07 and newer vehicles from emissions testing.
Legislation to allow registration of former military vehicles as special-interest vehicles has been approved by the Hawaii Senate and the House Finance Committee.
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Several bills introduced in Wisconsin in 2018 are now dead as they failed to pass before the legislative deadline for action.
Governor Jim Justice signed into law legislation that allows for personalized license plates on antique vehicles.
Governor Butch Otter signed into law legislation that allows a vehicle built for the U.S. Armed Forces to be registered and operated on public highways in Idaho, even if such a vehicle does not meet federal motor vehicle safety standards.
Two Hawaii Senate Committees have passed a resolution seeking construction of a new race track facility on the island of Oahu.
Last week, the budget committees in the California Legislature voted to provide more staff to the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Aftermarket Parts Division.
The U.S. government has launched an investigation into whether extra-large steel wheels imported from China are being dumped or illegally subsidized.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a list of about 1,300 product categories covering nearly $50 billion worth of U.S. imports from China that could be subject to a proposed 25% tariff.
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California Ban on Combustion Engines: Legislation introduced in the California Assembly would require a transition to fully electric vehicles in the state by the year 2040. The bill would prohibit the Department of Motor Vehicles from accepting registration for new vehicles unless they meet the state’s “Zero Emission Vehicle” standard. An exemption has been made for vehicles weighing more than 10,000 lbs. and certain vehicles brought in from out of state.
SEMA-member companies are concerned over higher prices for steel and aluminum because of tariffs imposed globally.
A bill has been introduced in Wisconsin that would allow half-track former military vehicles to be registered as special-interest vehicles.
Governor Gary Hebert signed pro-hobby legislation into a law.
Governor Gary Herbert signed into law pro-hobby legislation to increase funds used for off-highway vehicle (OHV) infrastructure.
Governor Dennis Daugaard signed into law a bill that increases the mileage limitation for special-interest vehicles from 6,000 to 7,500 miles per year, along with the option of putting personalized plates on the vehicles.
A bill has been introduced in the Rhode Island House of Representatives that would take the same approach on window tinting as Massachusetts.
The Oklahoma House passed a bill that allows for the titling of high-mobility multipurpose vehicles although the vehicles are not permitted on interstate highways.