SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 2357) that was signed into law in 2005 to exempt qualified collectible vehicles from the state’s emissions inspection and maintenance program will go into effect June 1.
Law & Order
Legislation (A.B. 210) in California to exempt motor vehicles manufactured prior to the ’83 model-year from the state’s emissions-inspection requirement was removed from consideration by the bill’s author in order to build additional support for the measure.
Legislation (S.B. 621/H.B. 5888) has been introduced to allow vehicles with “year of manufacture” (YOM) tags to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation (L.B. 156) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles was signed into law by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts.
Legislation (H.B. 231) to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles died as the legislature adjourned.
Legislation (H.B. 207) introduced in the Utah House of Representatives to require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all motor vehicles failed to pass as the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation (H.B. 2149) has been introduced in the Texas House of Representatives as a companion bill to Senate legislation (S.B. 805) that would require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and light trucks.
A resolution (H.C.R. 42) has been offered in the Hawaii House of Representatives advocating for the construction of a new race track facility on the island of Oahu.
Legislation (S.B. 356) has been introduced in the Nevada Senate to allow for the titling and registration of retired military vehicles.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed regulation to allow gas stations around the country to sell E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol) year-round.