The hearing addressed the repercussions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) recent overtime rule on the small business community.
Despite the worries, most lawmakers at the hearing appeared excited by the technology, many even referencing rides they had taken in autonomous vehicles.
The PARTS Act limits the term of protection for patented designs of automotive repair parts used to restore automobiles.
Hearing spurred by the recent series of major recalls as well as the continued development of new vehicle technologies.
The purpose of the hearing was to address the domestic and global impact of international insurance standards.
Proposed regulations would tighten the level of the ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) from its current level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) to a level between 65 and 70 ppb.