Federal REPAIR Act Garners Additional Bipartisan Support

Federal REPAIR Act Garners Additional Bipartisan Support

Aftermarket companies can urge legislators in their district to also co-sponsor the bill by visiting repairact.com.

Auto Care Association, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers, CAR Coalition and SEMA are applauding a new group of bipartisan co-sponsors of the REPAIR Act (H.R. 906).

HR 906, as introduced in Congress, aims to “ensure consumers have access to data relating to their motor vehicles, critical repair information and tools, and to provide them choices for the maintenance, service and repair of their motor vehicles, and for other purposes.”

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, a Florida Republican, introduced the legislation on Feb. 9, along with three co-sponsors: Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D-WA).

In May, an additional 16 Members of Congress signed on to the REPAIR Act, bringing the total to 28 supporters of the driver’s right to choose where they get their vehicle maintained and repaired. The new representatives include:

  • Rep. Donald G. Davis (D-NC-1)
  • Rep. John H. Rutherford (R-FL-5)
  • Rep. Jay Obernolte (R-CA-23)
  • Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME-1)
  • Rep. Mark E. Amodei (R-NV-2)
  • Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL-8)
  • Rep. Chris Pappas (D-NH-1)
  • Rep. Salud O. Carbajal (D-CA-24)
  • Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR-At Large)
  • Rep. Zachary Nunn (R-IA-3)
  • Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN-3)
  • Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI-6)
  • Rep. Gabe Vasquez (D-NM-2)
  • Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-5)
  • Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ-4)
  • Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV-1)

Bipartisan support of the bill continues to grow. The REPAIR Act is the only bill that addresses restrictions on vehicle maintenance and repair, including heavy-duty vehicles the U.S. economy depends on for freight transport, the trade associations noted.

Automotive aftermarket companies can urge legislators in their district to also co-sponsor the bill by visiting repairact.com.

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