The United States and China have embarked on a trade war following a breakdown in negotiations.
Law & Order
Legislation (H.B. 31) that would ease the process for registering a street rod in Delaware passed the legislature and now moves to Governor John Carney for approval.
Maine Governor Janet Mills signed into law legislation (S.P. 86/L.D. 274) to allow the sale of ethanol-free gasoline statewide.
Several bills introduced in Iowa in 2019 failed to pass both chambers of the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.
Legislation (H.B. 263/S.B. 283) to allow antique vehicles to be driven up to 5,000 miles per year for general transportation failed to pass before the Tennessee legislature adjourned for 2019.
President Trump announced that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would increase from 10% to 25% on May 10, unless there was significant progress toward reaching a U.S./China trade accord.
Legislation (H.B. 323) to allow for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the Hawaii legislature and now goes to Governor David Ige for enactment into law.
The West Mojave Route Network Project revisions will supplement the 2006 West Mojave Plan.
The Appeals Court ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management failed to establish baseline environmental conditions for both its travel and recreation rules for the 428,000-acre area.
The tax collection requirement stems from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 “South Dakota v. Wayfair” decision allowing states to require remote retailers to collect sales taxes even when they have no physical presence in the state.