Beginning December 1, all motor vehicles 20 years old or older will be exempt from emissions testing in North Carolina.
Law & Order
Legislation (A.B. 5225) has been introduced in New Jersey that would require new car dealers to provide purchasers written notice that it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed, or because someone other than the dealer performed service.
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed legislation that would create and expand wilderness designations in California, Colorado and Washington state.
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed SEMA-supported legislation that would dedicate much-needed funding to address a more than $12 billion maintenance backlog in America’s National Parks.
California Assembly Member Timothy Grayson was introduced as the winner of the Stephen B. McDonald Legislator of the Year award at the 2019 SEMA Show.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted exclusion for 36 products contained in List 3 Chinese imports subject to 25% tariffs.
Previously, only vehicles that were at least 35 years from the date of manufacture were eligible for antique tags.
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will accept tariff exclusion requests on October 31 for Chinese imports subject to 15% tariffs (List 4) that began on September 1.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is seeking public comment on whether to give automakers the option of installing camera monitoring systems in place of outside and inside rearview mirrors.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Corporate Transparency Act of 2019” (H.R. 2513), a bill that would impose new reporting requirements on small businesses in an effort to gather information about the beneficial owners of small companies and prevent bad actors from using shell companies to break the law.