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.
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SEMA submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in opposition to its proposed regulation that gas stations be allowed to sell E15 year-round.
The USTR exclusions are primarily for non-automotive applications.
Legislation (S.B. 356) introduced in Nevada to allow for the titling and registration of retired military vehicles passed the Senate and now awaits consideration by the Assembly Committee on Growth and Infrastructure.
Legislation (H.B. 52) introduced in the Maryland House of Delegates to exempt vehicles driven under 5,000 miles annually from inspection and testing requirements failed to be enacted before the legislature adjourned for the year.
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.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has withdrawn a 2012 proposal to revise Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205, “Glazing Materials” by incorporating Global Technical Regulation (GTR) No. 6,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.”