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SEMA’s new RPM Act letter urges Congressional action

SEMA has drafted a new letter urging action on the RPM Act. The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is urging its membership and racing enthusiasts everywhere to send the new letter to federal elected officials today. Even if you have previously sent a letter, your voice is needed once again to ask for immediate congressional...

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California Year-of-Manufacture Bill signed into law

Legislation (S.B. 1429) to expand the authorization of year-of-manufacture license plates to include owners of 1980 or older model-year vehicles was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.  Previous law only authorized owners of vehicles that are of a 1969 or older model-year or owners of a commercial vehicle or pickup truck that is...

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Collector Car Appreciation Day – July 8, 2016

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated on July 8, 2016. The date will mark the seventh consecutive commemoration in what is now an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. A brief recap...

Connecticut bill would revise collector car property tax evaluation

Connecticut bill to revise property tax evaluation for older cars may negatively impact collector car owners SEMA Action Network Update: According to the SEMA Action Network, legislation (H.B. 5343) to lower the property tax on many older vehicles has been introduced.  Under the bill, the personal property tax on vehicles eight years old and...

New Jersey bill would expand use of historic vehicles

New Jersey Reintroduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles SEMA Action Network legislative update: Legislation (A.B. 2199) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their use for pleasure driving one day per week has been reintroduced in the New Jersey State Assembly.  Under current New Jersey law,...

If the bill passes, cars such as this Cadillac would be considered a 'nuisance' and could be removed from the owner's property by  government agents.

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill

Kansas considers anti-hobbyist ‘nuisance car’ bill SEMA Action Network Alert Anti-Hobbyist Inoperable Vehicle Bill to be Considered by Committee on Jan. 21, 2014 Legislation (H.B. 2247) to provide counties with the authority to remove from private property motor vehicles deemed to be a “nuisance” has been introduced in the Kansas House of Representatives. Only...

Wyoming Bill Would Provide for Single License Plate

Bill to Provide for Single License Plate Introduced in Wyoming SEMA Action Network Update: Legislation (S.B. 158) has been introduced in Wyoming to exempt motor vehicle owners from the requirement that they affix a front license plate to their vehicles.  Under the bill, an application must be filed and an exemption granted by the...