Legislation (H.B. 1755) introduced in Texas to create a specific registration and titling class for assembled vehicles—including kit cars and dune buggies, and former military vehicles—passed the legislature and now moves to Governor Greg Abbott for approval.
Legislation (S.B. 356) introduced in Nevada to allow for the titling and registration of retired military vehicles passed the legislature and now moves to Governor Steve Sisolak for approval.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to expand retirement savings programs by a margin of 417 to 3.
House and Senate resolutions (H.C.R. 42 & S.C.R. 108) advocating for the construction of a new racetrack facility on the island of Oahu failed to pass before Hawaii’s legislature adjourned for 2019.
President Trump is giving U.S. negotiators six months to reach agreements with the European Union (EU) and Japan before reassessing the imposition of tariffs on imported automobiles and parts.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is proposing to require manufacturers of motor vehicles, tires and child-restraint systems to retain records for 10 years rather than five.
The United States has reached agreement with Canada and Mexico to exempt those countries from tariffs being imposed on imports of steel and aluminum as of May 20.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has established a process for requesting a product exclusion from tariffs, which increased from 10% to 25% on May 10, 2019, and were imposed on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.
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.