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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.

Committees Review Small Business COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Initiatives

U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified on the rollout and implementation of the PPP.

‘Cash for Clunkers’ Opposed by Aftermarket Associations

Major automotive aftermarket associations sent a letter to Congress opposing a new “Cash for Clunkers” program being included in the next COVID-19 stimulus legislation.

VA Governor Signs Vehicle Safety Inspection Legislation

Earlier this year, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) unveiled plans to eliminate the state’s motor vehicle safety inspection program.

Congress Wants to Add $250B to Paycheck Protection Program

Congressional leaders are negotiating legislation to expand the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan by $250 billion, with half of that amount being distributed through community banks.

VIDEO: Getting Your Voice Heard by Legislators

Tactics repairers can use to get legislation passed that will benefit the collision repair industry.