additional resources

Key links

Listed below are links to key congressional, political and state information. If you have any questions or need additional regarding federal legislation impacting the auto care industry, please contact the Auto Care Association government affairs department or call 301-654-6664.

Links to Congress
U.S. House of Representatives (members and committees)  
U.S. Senate (members and committees) 
CONGRESS.GOV - link to legislation and sponsors
Congressional Record

Links to Executive Branch
White House
USA.GOV (federal agencies)     

Useful Sources of Political Information
C-Span
Federal Election Commission 
Voting Information (sponsored by U.S. Chamber of Commerce) 
U.S. Postal Service Zip+4 Lookup Page

Political Campaign Offices
Democratic National Committee
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee 
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Republican National Committee
National Republican Campaign Committee 
National Republican Senatorial Committee 

Links to States
Council of State Governments 
National Conference of State Legislatures
State and Local Government on the Net

Compliance assistance 

Listed below are some key web sites, which provide information on federal regulations and government statistics, as well as compliance assistance information from a variety of federal agencies. In addition, there is a separate resource area designed for small businesses in the auto care industry.

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding complying with federal regulations or laws relating to the auto care industry, please contact the Auto Care Association Government Affairs staff at 301-654-6664.

Federal Regulations
Federal Register Online
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) - The CFR is a codification of the final rules published in the Federal Register
Regulations.gov - Find, review and submit comments on federal documents that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register 

Government Statistics
Fedstats
FirstGov.gov - Gateway to U.S. government information 
General Accounting Office - Reports 
U.S. Census Bureau 
U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Federal Agencies & Divisions
Department of Commerce
Department of Energy
Energy Information Administration 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Complying With The Section 609 Refrigerant Recycling Rule
Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR®) - GreenLink - the National Automotive Environmental Compliance Assistance Center
EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance
EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality
Enviro$en$e - provides single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance and enforcement information and data bases 
Department of Justice 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 
Department of Labor 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations and Compliance Assistance 
Wage & Hour Division
Department of Transportation  
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 
Department of the Treasury  
Internal Revenue Service
Federal Trade Commission 
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act 

Resources for small businesses

Department of the Treasury
IRS Small Business and Self Employed One Stop Resource

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA Small Business Compliance Assistance 
EPA Small Business Gateway 
EPA Small Business Environmental Home Page 

Department of Labor (DOL)
DOL Employment Laws Assistance for Small Business
DOL Office of Small Business Programs
OSHA Small Business Assistance

Small Business Administration (SBA) 
DOC Export Assistance for small and medium-sized companies
SBA Office of Advocacy

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