New Bill Significantly Reduces Paperwork Required From Car Dealers

Published: Jun 2, 2014
2013 Dodge Dart Dealer Drive-Away: Monticello, N.Y.
Soon auto dealers across the country might have less paperwork to do. The House of Representatives has just approved a new bill “enabling automobile dealers to bypass a law requiring them to provide emissions certification on cars and light trucks, a rule that auto dealers say adds burdensome red tape to the buying process.”

The previous rule, which has been around 1977, require was meant to make sure that all cars and truck sold in the U.S. conform with the Clean Air Act. It’s not clear when the bill will move to Senate, but the general expectations are that it should pass easily there too. It has also received the support of auto dealers.

That doesn’t mean that vehicles won’t comply with emission standards anymore. It’s just that there’s already another compliance system in space, so there is no need to burden auto dealers with more paperwork.

Read the full article in Reuters.

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Victor Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates, Inc. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two combat tours. As president of Lance Surety, he now focuses on educating and assisting small businesses throughout the country with various license and bond requirements. Victor graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.