Legislation (H.B. 323) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles passed the Transportation and Senate Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs Committees and now awaits consideration on the Senate floor.
SEMA-supported legislation (H.B. 2357) that was signed into law in 2005 to exempt qualified collectible vehicles from the state’s emissions inspection and maintenance program will go into effect June 1.
Legislation (A.B. 210) in California to exempt motor vehicles manufactured prior to the ’83 model-year from the state’s emissions-inspection requirement was removed from consideration by the bill’s author in order to build additional support for the measure.
Legislation has been introduced in the Colorado Senate to create a process for the titling and registration of demilitarized motor vehicles. The bill defines a demilitarized motor vehicle as a vehicle purchased for nonmilitary use that was commonly used by the U.S. Armed Forces to transport persons or property over the highway. Currently, such vehicles are not allowed to be registered or titled for on-road use in the state. The bill awaits consideration in the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee.
Legislation (S.B. 621/H.B. 5888) has been introduced to allow vehicles with “year of manufacture” (YOM) tags to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle.
Legislation (L.B. 156) allowing for the titling and registration of former military vehicles was signed into law by Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts.
Legislation (H.B. 231) to require registration plates on the front and back of all motor vehicles died as the legislature adjourned.
Legislation (H.B. 207) introduced in the Utah House of Representatives to require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all motor vehicles failed to pass as the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation (H.B. 2149) has been introduced in the Texas House of Representatives as a companion bill to Senate legislation (S.B. 805) that would require the issuance of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and light trucks.
A resolution (H.C.R. 42) has been offered in the Hawaii House of Representatives advocating for the construction of a new race track facility on the island of Oahu.