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H.R.4013: To direct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to establish a program allowing low volume motor vehicle manufacturers to produce a limited number of vehicles annually within a regulatory system that addresses the unique safety and financial issues associated with limited production, and to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to allow low volume motor vehicle manufacturers to install engines from vehicles that have been issued certificates of conformity.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor John Campbell, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 5 (1 Democrat, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2014
Latest Major Action July 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to exempt from certain federal motor vehicle safety and labeling standards (except any standard relating to motor vehicle equipment) up to: (1) 1,000 replica motor vehicles per year manufactured or imported by a low volume manufacturer, and (2) 50 non-replica motor vehicles per year manufactured or imported by a single low volume manufacturer that has evidence of a sales contract.

Defines the term "low volume manufacturer" to mean a motor vehicle manufacturer who annually produces no more than 5,000 motor vehicles worldwide.

Directs the Secretary to permit manufacturers to assign vehicle identification numbers.

Requires manufacturers to register with the Secretary to qualify for an exemption.

Directs the Secretary to require a manufacturer to affix a permanent label to: (1) an exempt non-replica motor vehicle that identifies the motor vehicle s...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 10, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6 .
July 10, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 9, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 7, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
Feb. 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.