SEMA eNews Vol. 20, No. 9, March 2, 2017

West Virginia Reintroduces Bill to Create Criminal Offense for Certain Exhaust Systems

By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff

  west virginia
Legislation that would make it a criminal offense to disturb the peace has been reintroduced in the West Virginia House.
   

Legislation that would make it a criminal offense to disturb the peace has been reintroduced in the West Virginia House. Included in the definition of disturbing the peace is the “noise from an exhaust system of any vehicle that is not equipped or constructed so as to prevent any disturbing or unreasonably loud noise.” Vehicle owners convicted of a violation would be fined up to $1,000 per occurrence, confined up to six months in jail or both. 

For more information, visit the SEMA Action Network (SAN) website. For details, contact Steve McDonald at stevem@sema.org.

 

 

 

 

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