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.
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Legislation (S.B. 333) in West Virginia to exempt antique vehicles and classic cars from personal property taxes passed the Senate and now awaits consideration in the House Technology and Infrastructure Committee.
Legislation (H.B. 5391) has been introduced in the Rhode Island House of Representatives to extend inspection exemptions to motor vehicles for their first five model years.
A version of SEMA model legislation (H.B. 39) to ease the process by which replica cars are titled and registered has been introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Legislation (S.F. 179) in Minnesota to aid the registration of certain decommissioned military vehicles as standard motor vehicles passed the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division and now awaits consideration on the Senate Floor.
Legislation (L.D. 821/H.P. 587) has been introduced in the Maine State Legislature to allow vehicles at least 15 model years old to be exempt from needing a certificate of title or certificate of salvage to register the vehicle.
Legislation (L.D. 822/H.P. 596) has been introduced in Maine to prohibit the sale of motor fuel with greater than 10% ethanol.
The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed a comprehensive public lands bill that packaged over 100 public lands, natural resources, and water bills into a single measure.
President Trump has delayed a scheduled increase in tariffs on certain Chinese products, noting that U.S. and Chinese negotiators had made substantial progress in resolving trade disputes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn a proposed rule to require event data recorders (EDR) in all new cars and trucks since they are already being voluntarily installed by automakers in nearly all light-duty vehicles.