Walberg, Lowenthal Introduce National Historic Vehicle Register Act

U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to commemorate the legacy of American automobiles and highlight their role in our nation’s history. H.R. 4066, the National Historic Vehicle Register Act, will establish a standalone register at the Department of Interior that documents historically significant automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles. U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced companion legislation in the Senate.

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Legislative Watch: Congressional Bill Introduced Recognizing National Historic Vehicle Register

On Thursday, July 31st, a bi-partisan Bill was introduced on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that seeks to further elevate the status and federal recognition of the National Historic Vehicle Register. Read on to find out more about this historic achievement.

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Government Affairs: The Year in Review

There was one silver lining to all the legislative headlines that dominated the news in 2013: Between partisan battles over everything from healthcare to the budget shutdown, lawmakers from the state level on up seemed a little too distracted to push for many new regulations impacting historic vehicle owners. Check out this short, year-end review along with an update on the HVA’s exciting new partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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