The public is invited to participate in an April 30 webinar hosted by the California Air Resources Board to discuss CARB fees to be charged for mobile source certification and compliance.
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Legislation (H.B. 323) to allow for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the Hawaii legislature and now goes to Governor David Ige for enactment into law.
Legislation (H.B. 263/S.B. 283) to allow antique vehicles to be driven up to 5,000 miles per year for general transportation failed to pass before the Tennessee legislature adjourned for 2019.
Legislation (H.B. 31) that would ease the process for registering a street rod in Delaware passed the legislature and now moves to Governor John Carney for approval.
Maine Governor Janet Mills signed into law legislation (S.P. 86/L.D. 274) to allow the sale of ethanol-free gasoline statewide.
Several bills introduced in Iowa in 2019 failed to pass both chambers of the legislature prior to the adjournment of the session.
At the request of SEMA and the SEMA Action Network, a resolution (H. Res. 108) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize July 12, 2019, as Collector Car Appreciation Day. H. Res. 108 is sponsored by Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus House Co-Chairs Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) and Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA). The date marks the 10th commemoration in what has become an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. States, local governments and Canadian provinces have adopted similar commemorative declarations. For more information, visit www.semasan.com.
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.