Legislation that adopts the SEMA-model legislation that would allow the use, sale, alteration or installation of car mufflers that meet a 95-decibel noise limit was introduced.
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A bill was introduced to change the law so that the initial registration of passenger vehicles will never expire.
Legislation was introduced to extend the inspection exemption for new cars from two to five years from the date of purchase.
A bill was introduced that allows for window tinting as long as it meets the minimum standard of 25% light transmittance.
Legislation was introduced to create a special registration plate for fullsize special-purpose off-road vehicles, self-assembled or modified original-equipment manufactured vehicles, that would give them the same limited access to roads as all-terrain vehicles.
A bill was introduced to eliminate a recent requirement that $833,000 collected from off-highway vehicle (OHV) taxes and fees be transferred to the state of California’s general fund rather deposited into the Off-Highway Vehicle Fund.
A bill has been introduced in the Maryland Senate to establish a permanent Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trail fund for the purpose of maintaining and constructing OHV trails on land owned or leased by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Two license plate bills have been introduced in the South Dakota House of Representatives.
Legislation allowing three or more contiguous counties to form regional recreation authorities to establish new recreational trail systems was approved by the West Virginia Senate and sent to the House.
Legislation was introduced in the Maryland Senate to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage simply because aftermarket or recycled parts had been installed or someone other than the dealer had serviced the vehicle.