Legislation Archives - Page 4 of 6 - Tire Review Magazine
SEMA Sues U.S. Dept. of Transportation For Failing To Implement Replica Car Law

The Specialty Equipment Market Association filed a petition in federal appellate court to require the government to allow replica car manufacturers to immediately begin production.

Bill Introduced to Make Work Opportunity Tax Credit Permanent

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would make an employer tax credit permanent for those who hire those that face barriers to employment.

Bipartisan Vocational Education Bill Passes Congress

The bill reauthorizes the “Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act” and allocates $1.2 billion in state grants to fund vocational training at most schooling levels.

New Scrap Tire System Proposed in Arkansas

In Arkansas, a new scrap tire system is being proposed that will increase oversight of tire programs, but some say the proposed legislation goes too far.

Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in West Virginia, New Hampshire

Lawmakers in West Virginia and New Hampshire have introduced bills that would change vehicle safety inspection laws in their respective states.

ASA Opposes Missouri Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation

The Automotive Service Association is calling for support in opposition to House Bill 1444 that was recently introduced by Missouri Rep. J. Eggleston (R-2) to state legislators.

Indiana Legislature Takes on Unsafe Used Tires

New state legislation to prohibit tire and automotive service businesses from installing unsafe used tires on vehicles has been introduced to Indiana lawmakers.

TIA Monitors Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

TIA has released an alert on the House tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. According to TIA, this bill could have major effects on small business owners and families.

Auto Care Association Testifies in Support of New Jersey Vehicle Warranty Parts Notification Legislation

The Auto Care Association testified at the New Jersey State House to urge lawmakers to pass legislation (A. 2612) that would enable car owners to receive information regarding their warranty rights when purchasing a new vehicle.

Three States Target Used Tires in Legislation

New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas have proposed legislation that would protect consumers from unsafe used tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association supports these efforts.

Louisiana Bill Seeks to Replace Safety Inspection with Fee

A bill has been introduced to the Louisiana House (HB 597) that would replace Louisiana’s vehicle safety inspection program with an annual fee to the office of motor vehicles.

Two Bills Aim to End Texas’ Vehicle Safety Inspection Program

Legislation has been introduced in Texas that would dismantle the state’s safety inspection program and replace it with an “inspection program replacement fee.”