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Iowa Senator Introduces Bill Requesting Interim Study Committee on DRPs

Committee will scrutinize the effect and use of DRPs on body shops, insurance costs and Iowa consumers.

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Iowa State Sen. Brad Zaun (R-20) recently introduced Iowa Senate Bill 42 requesting an interim study committee on automobile insurance direct repair programs (DRPs).

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Under the legislation, the interim study committee is to study DRPs used by some automobile insurance companies to provide repairs for claimants. The study will include:

  • A review and analysis of the use of such DRPs by the automobile insurance industry in Iowa
  • The effect of the use of such programs on body shops, insurance costs and Iowa consumers.

Membership of the interim study committee will include:

  • Three consumers
  • Four members who represent auto body repair shops in the state
  • Four members from the automobile insurance industry.

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To view a summary of the bill, click here.

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