06.22.16

Senate Passes Burr Resolution Designating July 8th as “Collector Car Appreciation Day”

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), a car enthusiast, released the following statement on the passage of his resolution to designate July 8th as Collector Car Appreciation Day:

“My love of vintage cars is no secret,” said Senator Burr. “I’m glad we could pass this resolution to recognize the folks who enjoy the classic American hobby of restoring collector cars. This resolution celebrates the enthusiasts who work to preserve iconic vehicles, even if it means getting a little grease on your hands.”

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Senator Burr repairs his 1973 Volkswagen Thing

Senator Burr is also the cosponsor of the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act, or the RPM Act, which prevents the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from cracking down on amateur race car mechanics and hobbyists.