Category: Press Releases

ASA Supports NH OEM Repair Procedure Legislation

April 24th, 2019 by

ASA Submits Comments to Senate Commerce Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. April 24, 2019 – The New Hampshire Senate Committee on Commerce received comments on House Bill 664 at a public hearing. This legislation addresses original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures for collision repairs. ASA supports this legislation. When repairing a vehicle after a collision, it is

Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Bill Introduced in Louisiana

April 16th, 2019 by

ASA asks Louisiana repairers to contact state legislators in opposition to HB 546. WASHINGTON, D.C. April 16, 2019 – ASA is asking Louisiana repairers and vehicle owners to urge their state representatives to oppose legislation aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program. HB 546 would repeal the requirement that all Louisiana motor vehicles obtain an

Why the HIRE Vets Medallion Award is Good for Business

April 12th, 2019 by

U.S. Department of Labor to Participate in ASA Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 12, 2019 – Participants in ASA’s upcoming Annual Business Meeting & Conference will get the opportunity to hear from a senior U.S. Department of Labor official about the merits of its agency’s HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. It is the only federal

ASA Supports Connecticut OEM Repair Procedure Legislation

March 8th, 2019 by

Comments submitted, amendment suggested during recent hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. March 8, 2019 – ASA supports a proposal in the Connecticut Legislature aimed at addressing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures for collision repairs. But ASA lobbyist Robert L. Redding Jr. has asked the Connecticut Joint Committee on Insurance & Real Estate to amend House Bill

Auto Associations Oppose Missouri Legislation Repealing Vehicle Safety Inspections

February 27th, 2019 by

  Aftermarket Asks State Legislators to Reject House Bill 451 WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 27, 2019 – Automotive industry trade associations have joined to oppose legislation House Bill 451 in Missouri aimed at eliminating that state’s premier vehicle safety inspection program. The Auto Care Association, Automotive Service Association and Tire Industry Association are longtime advocates of

Wyoming ‘Crash Parts’ Legislation Stalls in House

February 12th, 2019 by

ASA thanks Collision Repairers for speaking in opposition to SF0095 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2019) – A bill deemed harmful to collision repairers and consumers has stalled in the Wyoming House of Representatives. Opposed by ASA and collision shops in Wyoming, the “crash parts” bill – SF0095 – had been on a fast track after

Aftermarket Crash Parts Legislation On Fast Track in Wyoming Legislature

January 31st, 2019 by

ASA encourages Wyoming collision shops to contact state legislators in opposition to SF0095 WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 31, 2019 – The Wyoming legislature is considering legislation that would negatively impact collision repairers and consumers relative to aftermarket crash parts. The legislation, SF0095, has passed the Wyoming state senate and is now being reviewed by the Wyoming

ASA Supports New Hampshire OE Repair Procedure Legislation

January 31st, 2019 by

ASA Submits Comments for Recent Hearing WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 30, 2019 – The New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs held a hearing on House Bill 664, which addresses the issue of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures. ASA supports this legislation. A number of states are considering OEM repair procedure

Missouri Anti-Safety Inspection Bill Reintroduced

January 18th, 2019 by

Legislation seeks to repeal state vehicle safety inspection program. WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 18, 2019 – Once again, legislation was introduced in the Missouri Legislature that seeks to repeal the state’s vehicle safety inspection program. State Rep. J. Eggleston, assistant floor leader of the House, introduced House Bill (HB) 451. Eggleston introduced similar legislation last session