A resolution (S.C.R. 108) offered in Hawaii advocating for the construction of a new race-track facility on the island of Oahu passed the House Committee on Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs and now awaits consideration in the House Judiciary Committee.
Law & Order
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.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law legislation (S.B. 493) that exempts historic military vehicles from the requirement to display license plates.
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.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn a 2012 proposal to revise Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205, “Glazing Materials” by incorporating Global Technical Regulation (GTR) No. 6,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.”
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.
Legislation (H.B. 323) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the Transportation and Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs Committees and now awaits consideration on the Senate floor.
Companion legislation (S.F. 2694/H.F. 1817) has been introduced in Minnesota to allow for the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for special-interest vehicles.
Legislation (H.B. 410) introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives to allow for the installation and operation of bar-shaped auxiliary lighting on motor vehicles driven on public roads under certain conditions failed to be enacted before the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation (SB 460) was introduced in the California Senate to allow motor vehicle owners the option of moving to a biennial registration period.