House Opponents Slam 'Tax' In Motor Vehicle Safety Act

Law360, New York (May 6, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Thursday considered a measure proposed by Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Bobby Rush, D-Ill., that aims to bolster the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, with some lawmakers raising concerns about privacy and a possible "car tax."

During a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection, experts from government and industry testified about the proposed Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

Waxman, who co-sponsored the bill, called it a win for consumers, a...
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