Automotive Service Association thanks collision repairers for speaking up in advance of hearing.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) reports that the Arkansas House Insurance and Commerce Committee voted down Arkansas Senate Bill 291 (SB 291), introduced by state Sen. Greg Standridge, R-16, by a voice vote. SB 291 would have repealed Arkansas’ requirement for the use of original equipment crash parts in the repair of a vehicle that is still under the manufacturer’s warranty, unless the vehicle owner has given written consent otherwise. In essence, the Committee upheld written consent as an important tool for consumers. ASA announced last week