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What is the US Governement response to the petition?

What is the US Governement response to the petition?

There was a public petition that ended july 5 with 114650 signatures, asking
the federal governement to : allow Tesla Motors to sell directly to consumers in all 50 states.
Here is the URL about it:
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/allow-tesla-motors-sell-direct...

Was there a response given by the governement about this question?

Brian H | 14 août 2013

I think the main effect will be indirect. The legal issue is state jurisdiction, so WH involvement is problematic.

GeekEV | 14 août 2013

Wouldn't federal interstate commerce laws trump state laws? How if limiting or banning Tesla NOT interfering with interstate commerce?

ENGINEER | 14 août 2013

They haven't responded yet.

danwat1234 | 24 octobre 2013

October 24th 2013, the White House still hasn't responded to the petition! Sheesh

madmark | 18 février 2014

Been many months, I think the White House is dodging the question...

L8MDL | 18 février 2014

I am shocked!, shocked!! I tell you, that Obama hasn't responded. But not surprised.

Brian H | 18 février 2014

Count your blessings.

johnwladd | 11 mars 2014

Considering the location of Obama's home state, I am not too surprised he hasn't responded. Very disappointing though, considering the supposed commitment to reducing greenhouse emissions.

jk2014 | 12 mars 2014

A response will come, I think. Even if it's to say the president defers the issue to the states. The important value is more press will come from any type of response. Brings the Tesla issue to a broader audience. I think I'll get worried if nothing comes out around the one year mark...