Legislation would require insurers to base claim payments on, and collision repairers to use, vehicle manufacturer compliant repair procedures. Excludes OEM parts mandates, but requires use of like, kind and quality.
A bill introduced yesterday in Illinois seeks to require both auto insurance companies and collision repair facilities to comply with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures. House Bill 3133 (HB 3133) is the same as legislation introduced last year on the subject also by Representative Elizabeth Hernandez.
The bill seeks to amend the Illinois Insurance Code by changing Section 155.29 by adding a subsection addressing OEM procedures that