New Hampshire Legislation to Exempt Historically Significant Cars From Emissions Tests Amended and Approved by Senate


DON’T DELAY!  Please request support for H.B. 351 immediately from New Hampshire House Members by emailing targeted lawmakers now (most email providers have strict limits on daily message volume that exceed the full list):

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You may use the following points in your message

  • H.B. 351 recognizes the minimal impact of collectible vehicles on emissions and air quality.
  • H.B. 351 acknowledges that collectible vehicles constitute a small portion of the overall vehicle population and are a poor source from which to look for emissions reduction.
  • H.B. 351 endorses the fact that collectible vehicles are overwhelmingly well-maintained and infrequently driven.  

Overview:  Legislation (H.B. 351) to exempt rare or historically significant vehicles from emissions control requirements was amended and approved by the Senate.  The amendment extends the effective date of the bill to January 1, 2017.  The amendment now needs to be approved by the House.  Under current law, only vehicles 20 or more years old are exempt.