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Introduced in Senate (01/24/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 203


To reaffirm that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate vehicles used solely for competition, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 24, 2017

Mr. Burr (for himself, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Heller, Mr. Graham, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Moran, Mrs. Ernst, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Inhofe, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Tester, and Mr. Donnelly) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To reaffirm that the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate vehicles used solely for competition, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017” or the “RPM Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Exclusion from anti-tampering provisions.

Section 203(a) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7522(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: “No action with respect to any device or element of design described in paragraph (3) shall be treated as a prohibited act under that paragraph if the action is for the purpose of modifying a motor vehicle into a vehicle to be used solely for competition.”.

SEC. 3. Definition of motor vehicle.

Section 216(2) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7550(2)) is amended—

(1) by striking “(2) The term” and inserting the following:

“(2) MOTOR VEHICLE.—

“(A) IN GENERAL.—The term”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

    “(B) EXCLUSION.—The term ‘motor vehicle’ does not include a vehicle used solely for competition, including a vehicle used solely for competition that was converted from a motor vehicle.”.

SEC. 4. Regulations.

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall finalize any regulation necessary to implement the amendments made by this Act.