SEMA Action Network

Shape Bill’s Future

Legislative proposals, both beneficial and harmful, are introduced each year in legislatures all over the country. Many have a direct and immediate impact on you and your company. Targeted and timely responses from constituents like you can sway the final vote. The SEMA Action Network (SAN) gives you easy-to-follow guidance on helping affect bills related to vehicles and small business before they become law. Influence Laws Affecting Your Business

Legislative proposals, both beneficial and harmful, are introduced each year in legislatures all over the country. Many have a direct and immediate impact on you and your company. Targeted and timely responses from constituents like you can sway the final vote. The SEMA Action Network (SAN) gives you easy-to-follow guidance on helping affect bills related to vehicles and small business before they become law.

THE SAN Is Looking Out for You

SEMA ACTION NETWORKThe SEMA Action Network (SAN) seeks to protect the automotive hobby by bringing together the specialty-equipment industry and the enthusiast community. To achieve this objective, the SAN is involved in many different projects and initiatives. The group participates in events such as the annual Collector Car Appreciation Day and the Hot Rod Power Tour.

In addition, the SAN ensures that its members are aware of relevant legislation on both the state and federal levels through its award-winning Driving Force newsletter. Below are a few recent news articles that highlight SAN activities.

Collector Car Appreciation Day Is July 13, 2012—Have You Scheduled Your Celebration Yet?

Collector Car Appreciation Day will be here sooner than you think! The
SEMA Action Network (SAN) is maintaining a list of scheduled events to
commemorate America’s time-tested love affair with the automobile.
Individuals, car clubs and business owners interested in publicizing
events should contact SAN Director Colby Martin at 909-978-6721 or san@sema.org.

SEMA to Expand Grassroots Hobbyist Network at Country Music Association’s 40th Annual CMA Music Fest

The SEMA Action Network (SAN)
will be on hand at the 40th Annual Country Music Association (CMA)
Music Festival Power Zone to inform attendees about how they can get
involved in the group’s legislative advocacy efforts. The Power Zone is
designed as a new outreach endeavor aimed at the country music fan base,
many of whom share a passion for automobiles.

SEMA Joins “Save the Salt Coalition” to Promote Preservation of Bonneville Salt Flats

SEMA has joined a number of prominent organizations to form the “Save the Salt” Coalition to protect the Bonneville Salt Flats (BSF) from continued deterioration due to salt brine removal from potash mining. SEMA and the Coalition are working with government officials, mine operators and others to develop a permanent program to replenish the salt.

Resolution Designating July 8, 2011, as “Collector Car Appreciation Day” Approved by U.S. Senate

At the request of SEMA and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA)
councils, Senator John Tester (D-MT) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)
have introduced and the Senate has approved Senate Resolution 154 (S.
Res. 154) in the United States Senate, officially designating July 8,
2011, as “Collector Car Appreciation Day.” S. Res. 154 states that the
Senate “recognizes that the collection and restoration of historic and
classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological
achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.”



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