Summary: H.R.6001 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/23/1992)

Passenger Motor Vehicle Content Information Disclosure Act - Amends the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act to require new passenger motor vehicle manufacturers to establish for each model year and cause to be prominently affixed, and each dealer to cause to be maintained, on each such vehicle manufactured after October 1, 1994, one or more labels indicating: (1) the percentage (by value) of passenger motor vehicle equipment installed on such vehicles within a carline which originated in the United States and Canada; (2) the final assembly point by city, State, and country of such vehicle; (3) in the case of any country (other than the United States and Canada) in which 15 percent or more (by value) of equipment installed on such vehicle within a carline originated, the names of at least the two countries in which the greatest amount (by value) of such equipment originated and the percentage (by value) of the equipment originating in each such country; and (4) the country of origin of the engine and the transmission of such vehicle.

Requires the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate regulations establishing a procedure to verify such labeling information.

Sets forth penalties for violations committed under this Act.