OEM REPAIR PARTS AND PROCEDURES BILL IS NOW LAW IN RHODE ISLAND

Consumer in Rhode Island now have the right to choose OEM parts on insurance-paid repairs made up to 48 months after the vehicle’s manufacture date – and insurers must pay for them. The law extends this OEM option from its original 30 month time frame. Senate Bill...

Rhode Island House Passes OEM Collision Repair Parts Bill

A bill (HB 8013) that would extend the time frame requiring the use of OEM aftermarket parts in collision repair from 30 months to 48 months after the date of vehicle manufacture was passed by the Rhode Island House by a vote of 59-8. If enacted the bill would prevent...

ASA Opposes Steps to Dismantle Federal Insurance Office

ASA asks Congress to Protect FIO’s Authority NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, June 12, 2018 – The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial Services has passed a series of six bills designed to reduce federal regulations. One of the bills, HR 3861, Federal...

Rhode Island Parts and Procedures Bill Passes Senate

Senate Bill 2679A as amended would expand non-OEM parts prohibition to 48 months, require OEM repair procedures when repairing a vehicle with OEM part(s). On Tuesday may 15th the Rhode Island Senate passed Bill 2679A as amended.  The legislation must also be passed by...

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