Bills of Interest

2017-2018 (190th General Court)

Below is a list of bills that MAAC has identified as interesting to Auto enthusiasts. You can click on each bill and it will take you to the Massachusetts State site.  There you can read a bill details, or see the latest status.  If you think we have missed something, drop us an email.

Bill S.96 – Digital Right to repair – Now –> Resolve 2.2630 (House committee ways and means)
Bill S.1920 – Year of Manufacture restoration – (in the Senate committee for rules)
Bill S.1872 – Year of manufacture restoration of plates – (House floor for third reading)
Bill H.4022 – Historic route designation for US1,6 & 20 – (Senate committee for rules)
Bill H.4155 – Historic route designation for US1,6 & 20 (Combined with H.4022)
Bill H.3438 – Antique Motor Vehicle Inspections for 75 years and older – (in House Ways &Means committee)
Bill S.1849 – MA moving to 100% renewable energy – (Senate committee for rules)
Bill S.1911 – Allowing dealerships to have inspection stations
Moved to ->Bill S.2139 – Moved to Bill S.2261 – (in committee for Senate ways and means)
Bill S.1939 – Add Bicycle License Plate to the list of plates – (in Senate committee for rules)
Bill S.1975 – Three wheeled vehicles – (in the Senate committee for rules)
Bill H.1304 – Primary Belt law – (in committee for House rules)
Bill H.1522 – Automobile Excise Tax changes – Unsure where this is now. Following study – Order H.4244
Bill H.1604  – Antique vehicle Sales Tax changes – (House committee ways and means)
Bill H.1790 – Temporary Registration Plates – Now Bill H.4342 (House committee ways and means)
H.1818 – Temporary Registration Plates – Now H.4387 (House committee ways and means)
Bill H.1805 – Antique Boats, Autos, and Motorcycles – (in House rules committee with Transportation Study H.4502)
Bill H.1832  – Requiring bicycles to have license plates – (in House rules committee with Transportation Study H.4597)
Bill H.1857 – allowing a second plate to the front – private sale requirements – (in House rules committee with Transportation Study H.4502)
H.1870 – private sale requirements – (in House rules committee with Transportation Study H.4502)
Bill H.1888 – Regulating Motorcycle Noise – (in committee for house rules with Transportation Study H.4502)
Bill H.1890 – Historic Highway Commission – (in House rules committee)