Legislation (H.B. 323) in Hawaii to allow for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the House of Representatives and now awaits consideration in the Senate Transportation Committee.
Law & Order
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing to raise the cap from $23,660 to $35,308 for management, administrative and professional employees who are exempt from receiving overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours per week.
Legislation (S.B. 667) in West Virginia to create the West Virginia Motorsports Committee to aid in the development of racing events and facilities throughout the state passed the Senate and is currently awaiting consideration in the House Government Organization Committee.
Legislation (S.B. 666) in West Virginia to aid and incentivize the construction of motorsports complexes passed the Senate and currently awaits consideration in the House Finance Committee.
Legislation (S.B. 805) has been introduced in the Texas Senate to require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and light trucks.
Legislation (H.B. 149) has been introduced in the Tennessee House of Representatives that would exempt historic military vehicles from the requirement to display license plates.
Legislation (H.B. 231) in New Mexico to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles passed the House Transportation, Public Works, and Capital Improvements Committee and now awaits consideration on the House Floor.
Legislation (H.B. 410) has been introduced in the Georgia House to conditionally allow for the installation and operation of bar-shaped auxiliary lighting on a motor vehicle when driving on public roads.
Congress instructed the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to establish a process for requesting an exclusion from the 10% tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products.
Legislation (S.B. 2338) in West Virginia to provide antique military vehicles an exemption from the requirement to display license plates passed the House and is currently awaiting consideration in the Senate Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.