Legislation (H.B. 149/S.B. 493) that would exempt historic military vehicles from the requirement to display license plates has passed the Tennessee legislature and now goes to Governor Bill Lee for enactment into law.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn a 2012 proposal to revise Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205, “Glazing Materials” by incorporating Global Technical Regulation (GTR) No. 6, “Safety Glazing Materials for Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has concluded that it is technologically possible to provide the tire identification number (TIN) data in an electronic format for all tires.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law legislation (S.B. 493) that exempts historic military vehicles from the requirement to display license plates.
Legislation (H.B. 1755) introduced in Texas to create a specific registration and titling class for assembled vehicles, including kit cars and dune buggies, and former military vehicles passed the House and now awaits consideration in the Senate Transportation Committee.
Legislation (S.B. 621/H.B. 5888) has been introduced to allow vehicles with “year of manufacture” (YOM) tags to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation (L.B. 156) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles was signed into law by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts.
Legislation (H.B. 231) to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles died as the legislature adjourned.
Legislation (H.B. 207) introduced in the Utah House of Representatives to require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all motor vehicles failed to pass as the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation (H.B. 2149) has been introduced in the Texas House of Representatives as a companion bill to Senate legislation (S.B. 805) that would require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and light trucks.