MEMA regularly weighs in on important state, federal and regulatory issues. The list below contains letters, comments and testimony submitted by MEMA on behalf of the motor vehicle components manufacturing industry.
 

Aftermarket
Conflict Minerals
Energy & Environment
Intellectual Property
Labor, Workforce & Employee Benefits
Regulatory Reform
Tax Reform
Trade & International Affairs
Vehicle Safety & Mobility


Aftermarket

 

May 08, 2019 - MEMA Comments Opposing IL S.B. 2104 Regarding Aftermarket Crash Parts

April 30, 2019 - MEMA's Letter to FTC About Call for Research and Data Regarding Repair Restrictions: "Nixing the Fix"

March 08, 2019 - MEMA Comments to NV Assembly Committee on Commerce and Labor Opposing A.B. 173 Regarding Aftermarket Parts

February 25, 2019 - MEMA Comments to FDA: Medical Device Servicing and Remanufacturing Activities

May 31, 2018 - MEMA Comments to CA State Senate Opposing A.B. 2107 Regarding Aftermarket Parts

May 23, 2018 - MEMA Comments to CA State Assembly Opposing A.B 2107 Regarding Aftermarket Parts

May 16, 2018 - MEMA Comments to RI House of Representatives Opposing S. 2679 Regarding Aftermarket Parts

March 14, 2018 - MEMA Second Set of Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Proposed Class 7 Exemption

December 18, 2017 - MEMA Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Proposed Class 7 Exemption

July 31, 2017 - MEMA Comments to U.S. Copyright Office Re Renewal of Exemptions to Circumvent Copyrighted Material (Maintenance & Repair)

July 03, 2017 - MEMA Comments to US Copyright Office Re Renewal of Exemptions to Circumvent Copyrighted Material (Goodfaith Research)

June 02, 2016 - MEMA Comments to MI Governor Regarding Aftermarket and Remanufactured Parts

May 27, 2016 - MEMA Comments to MI House Regarding Aftermarket and Remanufactured Parts

February 16, 2016 - MEMA Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Aftermarket Access to Vehicle Software

March 30, 2015 - MEMA Letter to NJ Assembly Opposing A.B. 230 Regarding "Right to Repair"

January 23, 2015 - MEMA Letter to MT Senate Opposing S.B. 132 Regarding Aftermarket Parts


Conflict Minerals


March 16, 2017 - MEMA Comments to SEC to Repeal Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Conflict Minerals Rule


Energy & Environment


August 30, 2019 - MEMA Comments to EPA on “Draft Toxic Substances Control Act Risk Evaluations: Cyclic Aliphatic Bromide Cluster (HBCD)”

June 24, 2019 - Downstream Users Coalition - Comments on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting Revisions and Small Manufacturer; Definition Update for Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under TSCA Section 8(a)

June 20, 2019 - Shiloh Industries testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the Trump Administration's SAFE proposal

June 19, 2019 - Written Comments: CARB's 15-Day Notice on HD OBD

June 19, 2019 - Auto Alliance - Written Comments: Prioritization of 20 High Priority Chemical Candidates Initiation of Prioritization Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

June 19, 2019 - Downstream Users Coalition - Written Comments: Prioritization of 20 High Priority Chemical Candidates Initiation of Prioritization Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

October 26, 2018 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA and EPA Re NPRM on the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicle Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

March 09, 2018 - MEMA Comments to California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on Lead Acid Batteries

February 05, 2018 - MEMA Comments to California Air Resources Board (ARB) on Phase 2 proposed rule

January 05, 2018 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Proposal to Repeal Regulation on Glider Kits

December 11, 2017 - MEMA Statement for the Hearing Record on House Energy & Commerce Subcommittees Hearing - CAFE and GHG Vehicle Emissions

October 05, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Midterm Evaluation Reconsideration

September 25, 2017 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for CAFE Standards

September 11, 2017 - MEMA Comments to House Environment Subcommittee on RPM Act of 2017

September 06, 2017 - MEMA Testimony to EPA on Request for Comments on the Final Determination of the Mid-term Evaluation of the GHG Emissions Standards for MY2022 – 2025 Light-duty Vehicles and MY2021 GHG Emissions Standards

July 19, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Off-Cycle Credits

May 19, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Trichloroethylene Risk Management Proposed Rule

May 15, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Regulations to Repeal, Replace, or Modify

March 20, 2017 - MEMA Comments to California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board (ARB) on “California’s Advanced Clean Cars (ACC) Midterm Review

March 20, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation under TSCA

March 20, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation under TSCA

March 14, 2017 - MEMA Comments to EPA on TSCA Inventory Reset

December 30, 2016 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Proposed Determination of MYs 2022-2025 GHG Emissions

December 09, 2016 - MEMA Request for Extension of Comment Period to EPA on GHG Emissions Determination 

November 29, 2016 - MEMA Letter to S.2012 the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Conferees 

September 26, 2016 -  MEMA Comments to EPA/NHTSA/CARB on CAFE/GHG Midterm Evaluation Draft TAR

June 30, 2016 - MEMA Comments to CA regarding Brake Friction Material Law

June 06, 2016 - MEMA, Alliance and Global Automakers Comments to CA on Prop 65

June 06, 2016 - AASA Comments to CA on Prop 65

May 23, 2016 - MEMA BMC Comments to CA regarding Brake Friction Material Law

April 01, 2016 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Road to Racecar

March 15, 2016 - MEMA Statement on EPA Overreach on Amateur Drivers

February 29, 2016 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate and House on TSCA Reform

January 25, 2016 - MEMA Comments to EPA on Refrigerants

January 25, 2016 - MEMA Multi-Signatory Letter to California on Prop 65

January 25, 2016 -  AASA Multi-Signatory Letter to California on Prop 65

November 18, 2015 - MEMA Comments to EPA on TSCA Work Plan Problem Formulations for Flame Retardant Clusters

November 16, 2015 - MEMA Comments to CA on Safer Consumer Products Alternative Analysis Draft Guide

November 06, 2015 - Multi-signatory Letter to Senate and House on Ozone NAAQS

October 28, 2015 - MEMA, Alliance and Global Automoakers letter to EPA on Chlorinated Paraffins

October 08, 2015 - MEMA Letter to House Energy & Commerce Committee on Diesel Engines

October 01, 2015 - MEMA Comments to EPA/NHTSA on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles - Phase 2

September 29, 2015 - MEMA Testimony to MA Senate Regarding S.B. 397, An Act for Healthy Families and Businesses

June 02, 2015 - Multi-signatory Letter to Senate Urging for a Vote on S. 697, the Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act

June 02, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to House Supporting H.R. 2576, the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015

May 06, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to CA Senate Opposing S.B. 778, Automotive Oil Source Reduction

April 23, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to CA Senate Opposing S.B. 778, Automotive Oil Source Reduction

March 31, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate Supporting S. 697, the Frank Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act 

January 26, 2015 - MEMA Letter to NY Senate Opposing S.B. 996, Regarding Brake Friction Material

January 13, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to House and Senate Supporting TSCA Legislation


Intellectual Property


July 29, 2019 - MEMA Comments to DOC on Counterfeit and Pirated Goods Trafficking

November 13, 2018 - MEMA Comments to IPEC on Development of the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property

October 01, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets

October 02, 2017 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets

September 28, 2017 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Section 301 China Investigation

October 26, 2016 - Multi-Signatory Letter to USTR Urging Designation of Alibaba Platforms as Notorious Markets

October 12, 2016 - MEMA Additional Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets

October 07, 2016 - MEMA Letter to USTR on Notorious Markets

November 19, 2015 - MEMA Letter to USTR on Special 301

October 16, 2015 - MEMA Comments to IPEC on 2016 Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement


Labor, Workforce & Employee Benefits


May 08, 2019 - MEMA Letter in Opposition to H.R. 2474

June 22, 2017 - MEMA Letter to the President in Support of Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in America

June 08, 2016 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate on FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

April 01, 2016 - MEMA Comments to EEOC on EEO-1

November 17, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate and House on Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Premiums

October 27, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to OSHA on NPRM for Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness

October 01, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate and House Supporting S. 2015 / H.R. 3549, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act


Regulatory Reform


March 31, 2017 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce Regarding Request of Information on the Impact of Federal Regulations on Domestic Manufacturing

December 05, 2016 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Speaker of the House Urging Support on the Regulatory Accountability Act

January 12, 2015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to House Supporting H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act


Tax Reform


July 24, 2019 - MEMA Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Repeal Federal Excise Tax on the Purchase of Heavy-Duty Trucks and Trailers

December 11, 2017 - MEMA Letter to House and Senate Conferees on Tax Reform

November 30, 2017 - MEMA Letter to Senate on Tax Reform

May 24, 2017 - MEMA Statement for the Hearing Record on House Ways and Means Hearing - Increasing U.S. Competitiveness


Trade and International Affairs


September 20, 2019 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Increase to 30  Percent Tariffs on China

August 5, 2019 - MEMA Comments to USTR in "Response to Request for Public Comment Concerning Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute"

June 27, 2019 - Coalition Letter to Extend the Comment Period for the ANPRM in Review of the Controls for Foundational Technologies to 90 Days

June 17, 2019 - Comments Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant to Sec. 301

June 13, 2019 - Oral Testimony Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant to Sec. 301 

June 07, 2019 - USTR Requests for Emergency Clearance of a Collection of Information by the OMB and for Comments Related to Sec. 301 Exclusion Requests

April 04, 2019 - MEMA's Letter to the White House on U.S. - Mexico Border Delays

April 04, 2019 - MEMA's Open Message to Capitol Hill about U.S. - Mexico Border Delays

February 27, 2019 - MEMA Applauds President Trump for Delaying a Tariff Increase on China March 2

January 30, 2019 - Coalition Letter in Support of Bicameral Bipartisan Legislation on Presidential Tariff Authority

January 23, 2019 - Coalition Letter Urging Administration to Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

January 10, 2019 - MEMA Comments on Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies

December 20, 2018 - MEMA Comments to the U.S. ITC re: USMCA Likely Impact on Industry Sectors

December 14, 2018 - MEMA Testimony to USTR on Negotiating Objectives for a U.S.-E.U. Trade Agreement

December 10, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Negotiating Objectives for a U.S.-E.U. Trade Agreement

December 10, 2018 - MEMA  Testimony to USTR on Negotiating Objectives for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

November 28, 2018 - MEMA Joins Other Trade Associations in Seeking Extension on Export Controls Comments

November 26, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Negotiating Objectives Re: Japan-US Trade Agreement

November 15, 2018 - MEMA Testimony Before ITC on United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

November 13, 2018 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce on Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Interim Final Rule on Exclusion Requests and Objections

November 09, 2018 - MEMA Letter to Ambassador Lighthizer re USMCA and Sec. 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

September 06, 2018 - Multi-Signatory Letter to USTR on Proposed Section 301 Tariffs (Round Three - $200 billion)

September 06, 2018 -  MEMA Comments to USTR on Proposed Section 301 Tariffs (Round Three - $200 billion)

August 08, 2018 - Multi-Signatory Letter to USTR on Section 301 Exclusion Process

August 07, 2018 - MEMA Statement for the Hearing Record to the House Ways and Means Committee on Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusion Process

July 25, 2018 - MEMA Oral Statement Before USTR on Section 301 (Round Two - Annex C)

July 23, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Proposed Section 301 Tariffs (Round Two - Annex C)

July 19, 2018 - MEMA Testimony Before Department of Commerce on Section 232 Investigation of Automobiles and Automotive Parts Imports

July 13, 2018 - MEMA Rebuttal Comments to Department of Commerce on Section 232 Investigation of Automobiles and Automotive Parts Imports

July 09, 2018 - MEMA Joint Statement with Other Automotive Industry Associations Urging Renewed Focus on NAFTA Modernization 

June 29, 2018 - MEMA Request to Testify at Section 232 Investigation of Automobiles and Automotive Parts Imports Hearing

June 29, 2018 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce on Section 232 Investigation of Automobiles and Automotive Parts Imports

May 18, 2018 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce on Steel and aluminum Exclusion Requirements

May 16, 2018 - MEMA Oral Statement Before USTR on Section 301

May 11, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USTR on Section 301

April 12, 2018 - MEMA Testimony to U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means on Tariff Increases

February 13, 2018 - MEMA Letter to President Trump on Section 232 Investigations on Steel and Aluminum 

January 22, 2018 - MEMA Letter to USTR on NAFTA Negotiations

October 11, 2017 - MEMA and CLEPA Joint Statement on Global Trade

August 01, 2017 - MEMA Statement to House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

June 28, 2017 - MEMA Testimony Before USTR on NAFTA

June 20, 2017 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce Regarding Section 232 Investigation of Aluminum Imports

June 12, 2017 - MEMA Comments to USTR on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

May 31, 2017 -  MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce regarding Section 232 Investigation of Steel Imports

May 10, 2017 - MEMA Comments to Department of Commerce on Trade Deficits 

January 15, 2016 - MEMA Statement on TPP

May 11, 1015 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate and House Urging Passage of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA Legislation)


Vehicle Safety & Mobility


August 28, 2019 - ​MEMA Comments to NHTSA Regarding Proposed Rulemaking on "Removing Regulatory Barriers for Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems"

July 22, 2019 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA about Driver Interactions with Advanced Driver Assistance Technologies

July 15, 2019 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on "Record Retention Requirement; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking" (NPRM)
 
May 06, 2019 - Infrastructure Priorities Urging Support of Policies That Protect the 5.9 GHz Band for V2X Communications

March 25, 2019 - MEMA Opposes Bill Proposing Revisions to SCP

March 01, 2019 - MEMA Comments to USDOT on V2X Communications

February 25, 2019 - MEMA's Request to Comment on V2X Communications

February 08, 2019 - MEMA Comments to the 5GAA Petition for a Waiver to Allow Deployment of Intelligent Transportation System Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) Technology

December 11, 2018 - MEMA Letter to NHTSA Urging Amendment of FMVSS No. 108 to Permit Certification of ADB headlighting

December 10, 2018- MEMA Comments to NHTSA on ANPRM Pilot Program for Collaborative Research on Motor Vehicles with High or Full Driving Automation

December 07, 2018 - MEMA Comments to USDOT on Request for Comments on Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0

November 28, 2018 - MEMA Comments to FCC on Phase I Testing of Prototype Unlicensed Devices  

October 31, 2018 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on NCAP

October 24, 2018 - Multi-Stakeholder Statement on Preserving the 5.9GHz Band

September 05, 2018 - MEMA Letter to Senate Urging Senate Passage of the AV START Act (S. 1885)

July 23, 2018 - Multi-Signatory Letter to Senate Urging Senate Passage of the AV START Act (S. 1885)

June 7, 2018 - MEMA Comments to FCC on 5.9 GHz Spectrum

May 10, 2018 - MEMA Comments to FMCSA on FMCSRs Which May be a Barrier to the Safe Testing and Deployment of  ADS-Equipped Commercial Motor Vehicles on Public Roads

April 20, 2018 - MEMA Comments to MO House of Representatives on State Inspection Programs

March 20, 2018 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Regulatory Barriers for Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems

February 12, 2018 - MEMA Letter to DOT on WP. 29 Vote on Electric Vehicle Safety GTR

January 18, 2018 - MEMA Comments to NH Opposing Changing their Annual Vehicle Inspection Requirements

December 18, 2017 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Automated Driving Systems: Voluntary Safety Self-Assessments

November 14, 2017 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Automated Driving Guidelines: Automated Driving Systems 2.0: A Vision for Safety

October 10, 2017 - Multi-Signatory Letter to House Highways and Transit Subcommittee on Safety Spectrum

October 04, 2017 - MEMA Letter to Sen. Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Heavy-Duty Vehicle Amendment to S. 1885

June 27, 2017 - MEMA Statement for the Hearing Record on Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Hearing - Paving the Way for Self-Driving Cars

June 26, 2017 - MEMA Statement for the Hearing Record on House Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Hearing - Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation

April 12, 2017 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

January 18, 2017 - MEMA Comments to OMB on NHTSA Vehicle Performance Info Collection

November 28, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Cybersecurity Best Practices 

November 22, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Information Collection Request for Vehicle Performance Guidance

November 22, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

November 15, 2016 - MEMA Testimony to House Energy & Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on "Self-Driving Cars'

July 11, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on its Enforcement Guidance 

July 07, 2016 - MEMA Comments to FCC on 5 GHz Band

June 27, 2016 - MEMA Comments to FMCSA on State Inspection Programs

June 20, 2016 - MEMA Comments to FMCSA on Beyond Compliance Program

May 02, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Enforcement Guidance Bulletin 2016-02

March 15, 2016 - MEMA Letter to CA Senate Regarding Telematics

February 16, 2016 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on NCAP

January 29, 2016 - MEMA Statement to NHTSA on NCAP

November 20, 2015 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Civil Penalty Procedures and Factors

October 19, 2015 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Enforcement Guidance Bulletin

June 22, 2015 - MEMA Comments to FMCSA on Beyond Compliance Program

June 05, 2015 - MEMA Letter to RI Senate Regarding Telematics Bill S.B. 660

May 01, 2015 - MEMA Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Exemption Requests

April 02, 2015 - MEMA Letter to CA Senate supporting S.B. 431, Driver-Assistive Truck Platooning (DATP)

March 30, 2015 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)

March 27, 2015 - MEMA Letter to MS Governor Opposing Repeal of State Inspection Program

March 24, 2015 - MEMA Comments to NHTSA on Child Restraint Anchorage Systems

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