A hearing was held yesterday in Salem, Ore., before the Oregon House
Committee on Business and Labor involving right to repair legislation.
The Right to Repair Act (HB 3243) was introduced into the Oregon legislature earlier this month.
According to proponents of the bill, HB 3243 would ensure that the
state’s motorists and independent repair facilities have equal access to
the same non-proprietary repair codes and service information as the
new car dealerships. In addition, it would see that repair shops pay a
fair price for the data, which will give them the ability to compete on a
level playing field, resulting in lower prices for consumers,
A number of Automotive Service Association (ASA) members gave testimony,
speaking against legislation, explaining their experiences as shop