Legislation has been introduced in the Louisiana House of Representatives to annually designate the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the second weekend in July as "Louisiana Collector Car Appreciation" weekend.
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Legislation to exempt collectible vehicles of any age from emissions testing was approved by the Washington State Senate.
Legislation to exempt historic military vehicles from the requirement that they display a license plate unless the vehicle was originally manufactured with lighting and mounting provisions for a plate was signed into law by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.
The Obama Administration has extended for a second time a requirement that health care policies meet minimum levels of coverage.
The laws and regulations that govern how SEMA members do business have a continuous impact on the way automotive specialty-equipment products are made, distributed and marketed.
The Obama Administration has delayed by one year the launch of the federal small-business exchange website.
SEMA-opposed legislation that would have imposed a $100 fine on any person that equipped a car with headlamps that “change the original design” died when the North Carolina legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to provide for the prompt issuance of titles to owners of out-of-state motor vehicles that are 35-years old or older was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory.
If you haven’t noticed by now, most gasoline sold in the United States now contains ethanol. In fact, more than 90% of all gasoline contains up to 10% ethanol. The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has mandated that ethanol usage in fuel increase from nine billion gallons per year in 2008 to just less than 14 billion gallons in 2013.