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PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Utah Legislature Passes Bill, Awaits Governor’s Action

A Utah bill to amend provisions related to advanced driver assistance features and enact provisions related to auto glass repair recently passed in the Senate and the House. The bill, also known as S78 also seeks to amend provisions related … Continue reading

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Maryland Senate Discusses Auto Glass Safety in Committee Meeting

Maryland’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee meeting had an in-depth auto glass discussion as several industry members weighed in on SB 445, which would require those installing auto glass in the state to follow the AGRSS Standard. A similar bill, HB … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Bill Dies in Committee

A bill that was pre filed at the end of 2019 and introduced in New Hampshire’s House earlier this year failed to make it out of the Senate. The bill, also known as HB 1455, would have made it “an … Continue reading

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Stimulus Package Update

The House of Representatives approved the $2 trillion stimulus package that the Senate passed earlier this week. The approval was granted today. The bill now goes to the president for his signature. The Stimulus package’s main goal is to aid … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Stimulus Package with Relief for Businesses, Individuals

Following days of negotiations and failed attempts, the U.S. Senate finally agreed to a $2 trillion stimulus package Wednesday aimed at propping up U.S. households and businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak. White House and Senate leaders announced an agreement in … Continue reading

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Florida’s Senate Introduces AOB Bill for the Second Time

The state of Florida has introduced assignment of benefit (AOB) legislation for the second time after it was defeated in the Senate Banking and Insurance Subcommittee last year on a split 4-4 vote. The proposed legislation, also known as S312 … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Bill Passes in Both Houses

New Hampshire might have a new law on its hands, since one of its bills has been approved by both the House and the Senate and is headed to its Governor. The bill, also known as H664, recently added auto … Continue reading

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Rhode Island is One Step Closer to Gaining a New Law

Rhode Island’s legislature continues its work on Senate Bill 850. The bill requires that a vehicle owner be notified in writing or by electronic mail that aftermarket glass installations may require recalibration of safety related systems. The Senate passed the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Gets Added Back into New Hampshire Bill

A New Hampshire bill that originally excluded auto glass companies will now incorporate them. The bill, also referred to as H664-FN and H664, originally aimed to require an insurer to reimburse a repairer for all repairs only if the repairer … Continue reading

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Louisiana House Passes Bill and Moves It to Senate

A Louisiana bill that would “provide for insureds to have the option to choose a particular motor vehicle repair shop,” is moving to the Senate. Also known as HB 411, was originally introduced in the House then revised before moving … Continue reading

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New Bill Tackles Recalibration

A bill has been introduced in the Rhode Island Senate that, passed, and requires auto glass customers to be notified in writing that the installation of aftermarket glass will require recalibration services. The new bill, also referred to as S … Continue reading

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Senate Committee Approves King in 14-12 Vote

Heidi King has been trying to gain confirmation as the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) since June 2018, when she was chosen by the administration to lead the agency for the first time. King however, did … Continue reading

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King Moves Past The Senate In Hopes Of Becoming The Next NHTSA Leader

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been without an official leader since Mark Rosekind stepped down from the position just before President Trump’s inauguration in January of 2017. Heidi King aims to change that by becoming the administration’s … Continue reading

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Bills Move Forward in Three States

Auto glass retailers based in Louisiana, New York and Minnesota will want to be made aware of legislative movement happening in those states pertaining to auto glass. Louisiana The Louisiana Senate’s passed bill that “moves the regulation of motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Arizona Transportation Committee Holds Zero-Deductible Bill

A proposed Arizona bill to repeal the “zero-deductible” auto glass repair and replacement law was on the table for discussion yesterday during the state Senate’s Transportation Committee meeting. However, at the last minute it was held and not discussed, effectively … Continue reading

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