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California Vehicle Safety Bill A.B. 471 Signed Into Law

A.B. 471, a measure that will expand the inspection of vehicle safety components and systems, was been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Sept. 28.

CAR Coalition Strongly Supports Bipartisan SMART Act

The CAR Coalition states that the SMART Act will expand consumer choice for crash parts, decrease costs to both drivers and insurers, and enhance competition in the auto parts market.

California Autobody Association Offers Legislative Update

Over 2,300 bills were introduced this year, and they will now make their way through the legislative committee process.

Legislative Report

Legislative news from the week of Feb. 15.

ABPA Opposes Nebraska OE Repair Procedures Bill

The ABPA says Nebraska Legislative Bill 602 will adversely affect Nebraska drivers by establishing a restriction against the use of alternative parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.

ABPA Opposes Washington OE Repair Procedures Bill

The ABPA has opposed Washington House Bill 1428, which would establish a restriction against the use of alternative parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.

AASP/NJ to Host Right to Repair Discussion Dec. 17

The meeting will focus on the efforts behind the recently passed Massachusetts Right to Repair Law ballot measure as well as local legislative efforts and how they apply to New Jersey.

U.S. House Passes National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

This bill was introduced to expand the National Apprenticeship system to include apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships, as well as set national labor and welfare standards for apprenticeship programs.

California to Phase Out New Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

Once drafted, CARB’s proposed regulations will be subject to a lengthy regulatory process, including legal, economic and environmental analyses, public comment and hearings.

AASP/MA Meets with Legislators on ADALB Reform Bill

AASP-MA argued that passage of S.B. 182 removes the possibility of “partisan voting” by the Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing Board.

ABPA Joins California Coalition Opposing Product Liability Bill

The ABPA states that A.B. 3262 would unfairly and arbitrarily apply strict product liability to online marketplaces.

U.S. House Unveils ‘Moving Forward Act’

Safety provisions incorporated in the bill include mandating crash-avoidance technology in all new passenger vehicles.