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H.R.2057 Motor Vehicle Owners Right to Repair Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 23, 2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

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  • 19% of users oppose H.R.2057

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    • Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

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    • National Federation of Independent Business

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    • RetireSafe

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    • Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association

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    • AutoZone

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    • Blue Magic Inc.

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    • CARQUEST Auto Parts

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    • Coalition for Auto Repair Equality

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    • Tire Industry Association

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    • Association of International Automobile Manufacturers

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    • The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On October 08, 2009, by esondeen - YES on HR 2057 End the lock-out on home repairs and independent shop repairs of motorcycles and cars. With computerized systems, scanners and UPDATED SOFTWARE are needed to properly diagnose and service todays cars. Dealers may not have the rockstar mechanic needed to make a good diagnosis or repair--give ME the choice and the tools to do my own work.--Parts, manuals, software, choice of mechanics outside the dealer network if necessary.

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      As noted by esondeen, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 08, 2009, "YES on HR 2057 End the lock-out on home repairs and independent shop repairs of motorcycles and cars. With computerized systems, scanners and UPDATED SOFTWARE are needed to properly diagnose and service todays cars. Dealers may not have the rockstar mechanic needed to make a good diagnosis or repair--give ME the choice and the tools to do my own work.--Parts, manuals, software, choice of mechanics outside the dealer network if necessary."
    • On December 28, 2009, by earlstannard - Yes on HR 2057. The following article recently published in the LA Times - "Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems" ( http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-toyota-secrecy23-2009dec23,0,557792,full.story ) clearly indicates the need for the public to have access to their vehicle repair instructions,diagnoses and computer codes access. Poorly informed consumers only create room for car manufacturers and dealerships to lock in pricing to their advantage but even worst exclude people from ensuring their own safety!

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      As noted by earlstannard, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 28, 2009, "Yes on HR 2057. The following article recently published in the LA Times - "Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems" ( http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-toyota-secrecy23-2009dec23,0,557792,full.story ) clearly indicates the need for the public to have access to their vehicle repair instructions,diagnoses and computer codes access. Poorly informed consumers only create room for car manufacturers and dealerships to lock in pricing to their advantage but even worst exclude people from ensuring their own safety!"
    • On June 03, 2009, by rreactor - This bill is unnecessary and potentially very costly to independent small businesses who service and repair automobiles. There is a voluntary process already in place that disseminates service information from the OE vehicle manufacturer to the independent repair industry to the same degree that it is supplied to the franchised new car dealer market place.

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      As noted by rreactor, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 03, 2009, "This bill is unnecessary and potentially very costly to independent small businesses who service and repair automobiles. There is a voluntary process already in place that disseminates service information from the OE vehicle manufacturer to the independent repair industry to the same degree that it is supplied to the franchised new car dealer market place. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.2057: To prohibit the receipt of Federal ... - OpenCongress - May 31, 2011 by opencongress.org - OpenCongress - U.S. Congress - H.R.2057 To prohibit the receipt of Federal financial assistance by sanctuary cities, and for ot... Working... or Login with your OpenID - Forgot Password? Click to ShowClick to Hide. Search. A non-profit, non-partisan public

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 31, 2011, "OpenCongress - U.S. Congress - H.R.2057 To prohibit the receipt of Federal financial assistance by sanctuary cities, and for ot... Working... or Login with your OpenID - Forgot Password? Click to ShowClick to Hide. Search. A non-profit, non-partisan public" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h2057/show)
    • Volvo Xc90 Forum Toyota Yaris Pictures - منتديات أصحاب نت - December 12, 2010 by منتديات أصحاب نت - The Engine Repower Council strongly supports the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (S 3181/HR 2057) to protect each motorist’s right to patronize the auto repair facility of their choice. ...

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      As noted by منتديات أصحاب نت on December 12, 2010, "The Engine Repower Council strongly supports the Motor Vehicle Owners’ Right to Repair Act (S 3181/HR 2057) to protect each motorist’s right to patronize the auto repair facility of their choice. ..." (http://as7abnet.com/showthread.php?t=5348)
    • TIA continues to camp out on Capitol Hill - News - Modern Tire Dealer - December 12, 2010 by Modern Tire Dealer - News - H.R. 2057, the Motor Vehicle Owner's Right to Repair Act. TIA, along with the Automotive aftermarket Industry Association and the Coalition for Repair Equality, have lobbied for, and championed this legislation for several years now. ...

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      As noted by Modern Tire Dealer - News on December 12, 2010, "H.R. 2057, the Motor Vehicle Owner's Right to Repair Act. TIA, along with the Automotive aftermarket Industry Association and the Coalition for Repair Equality, have lobbied for, and championed this legislation for several years now. ..." (http://www.moderntiredealer.com/News/Story/2010/12/TIA-continues-to-camp-out-on-Capitol-Hill.aspx)

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