By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff
Support for the bipartisan Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act), H.R. 3281 and S. 2736, continues to expand each day as members of Congress receive an outpouring of support for the bill from racers and the motorsports parts industry. It’s clear the letters that enthusiasts and businesses have sent are being noticed on Capitol Hill and are making a difference (109 members of the House and 18 Senators have cosponsored the RPM Act).
If you’ve already sent a letter to Congress about the RPM Act, please follow up by making a short call to their office to voice your support for the bill. SEMA has made it easy to call your elected officials by clicking here.
Below is a list of things of other things you can do right now to help to pass the RPM Act:
- Send a personal letter to your lawmakers at: saveourracecars.com. A letter has already been drafted. It takes less than a minute.
- Sign a letter to your lawmakers on company letterhead. Email email@example.com for a template and for more information.
- Post about the RPM Act on your company’s social-media accounts using the toolkit of digital assets.
- Learn more about SEMA’s Political Action Committee (SEMA PAC) at www.semapac.com. SEMA PAC allows SEMA members to support the lawmakers that stand up for our industry in Washington.
Over the past few days, five U.S. Senators have agreed to co-sponsor the RPM Act, including Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Tim Scott (R-SC), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Deb Fischer (R-NE). This is great progress, and it is important that lawmakers continue to hear from constituents about the importance of pass the RPM Act.
The RPM Act must be enacted into law to guarantee your right to modify street cars, trucks and motorcycles into dedicated race vehicles, and ensure that industry can offer parts that enable racers to compete. It is imperative that lawmakers continue to be reminded of the importance of passing the RPM Act.
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