U.S. Congress Introduces Bill to Reform Ethanol Mandate (6-3-15)
Legislation (HR 704) has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit the sale of E15 (gasoline that is 15% ethanol) and eliminate the federal Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) mandate that 15 billion gallons of corn-based ethanol be blended into the U.S. fuel supply each year. The EPA has turned to sales of E15 to achieve the law’s artificial mandate. Ethanol, especially in higher concentrations such as E15, can cause damage to older vehicles.
New York Reintroduces Bill to Provide for One-Time Historic Vehicle Registration Fee (5- 5-15)
Legislation has been reintroduced in the New York Assembly (A.B. 4459) to provide that historical vehicle owners only pay a one-time registration fee of $100 upon initial registration. The bill has been referred to the New York Assembly Transportation Committee for consideration.
New York Bill to Provide Single Plate Option for Motor Vehicles Reintroduced (2-3-15)
Legislation (A.B. 3671) to authorize the owner of a motor vehicle, for a $50 annual fee, to display a single license plate on the rear of the vehicle was reintroduced. The bill will be considered by the Assembly Transportation Committee