SEMA eNews Vol. 15, No. 6, February 9, 2012

Maryland Introduces Bill to Restrict Eligibility for Historic Vehicle Registration

Legislation to increase the age requirement for vehicles eligible for registration as “historic motor vehicles” has been introduced in the Maryland Legislature. Under the bill, the age requirement would be raised from 20 to at least 25 years old and would prohibit these cars from being used for “occasional transportation.” 

The measure would also require that an historic vehicle is insured by an historic vehicle, show vehicle or antique insurance policy. A hearing to consider the bill is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in the Environmental Matters Committee. SEMA is opposing the bill. 

More information is available. For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

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