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Sims v. Florida Dep't of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

Citation: 19 ELR 20600
No. No. 86-3055, 862 F.2d 1449/(11th Cir., 01/11/1989) Aff'd in part, rev'd in part en banc

The court, sitting en banc, holds that the Clean Air Act (CAA) preempts a Florida statute that requires the owner of an imported automobile not in compliance with CAA and Motor Vehicle Safety Act standards to obtain certification of compliance with these standards from the federal government before the vehicle can be titled and registered in the...

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