The March 6 presentation considers immediate consequences and notes that the greatest supply-chain disruption may still lie ahead.
Law & Order
Eligible small businesses must be located in a county declared by the President to be a disaster zone for the virus and be able to demonstrate economic harm.
The Minnesota legislature introduced SEMA-opposed legislation (A.B. 3256) to increase the standard biofuel blend in gasoline to 15% ethanol.
The Kansas House of Representatives passed SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 2528) to redefine vehicles eligible to be registered as antique.
The Maryland House of Representatives withdrew from consideration SEMA-opposed legislation (H.B. 1258) to impose an emissions-inspection requirement on historic vehicles less than 40 years old.
Former U.S. Representative Jason Lewis (R-MN) served the south Twin Cities metro area in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, where he was involved in the SEMA-supported Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus.
The New Jersey General Assembly introduced SEMA-supported legislation (A.B. 3256) to allow historic vehicles to be used for pleasure driving one day per week.
The Missouri Senate introduced SEMA-supported legislation (S.B. 887) allowing all vehicles 25 years old and older to display year of manufacture (YOM) license plates.
The Louisiana House of Representatives introduced SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 166) to create a “classic black” special prestige license plate, which would be available for display on all vehicles.
The Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision overturned its 1992 Quill decision, which required a business to have a physical presence before it could be compelled to collect sales tax.