Assembly bill would require collision repair facilities and insurance companies to comply with guidelines and service bulletins issued by vehicle manufacturers.
New York State is the latest to see legislation introduced that would require the collision repair industry to follow OEM repair procedures and auto insurers would have to pay for them. New York Assembly Bill 8050 (AB 8050), introduced on Friday, May 31 by Assemblyman William Magnarelli, proposes amendments to both New York’s vehicle and traffic law, as well as insurance law.
AB 8050 would amend Section 1. Section 398-d of the vehicle and traffic law by adding a