Topics: Right to Repair

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Advances the REPAIR Act

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Data, Innovation and Commerce advanced the REPAIR Act, H.R. 906, by voice vote on Nov. 2. During the markup, lawmakers offered a series of amendments seeking to exclude commercial vehicles from the bill as well as strengthen language on cyber security, data privacy and intellectual property ownership. Ultimately all amendments were withdrawn, with Democrats and Republicans agreeing to work together to address all concerns before the bill moves to a full committee markup.   More

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee to Mark Up the REPAIR Act

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Innovation, Data, and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) announced that the subcommittee will markup 16 bills on Nov. 2, including H.R. 906, the REPAIR Act. More

House Judiciary Subcommittee to Host Hearing on Right to Repair Issues


House Subcommittees Hold Hearings on Right to Repair

Two House Subcommittees recently held hearings aimed at reigniting discussions over whether manufacturers should be allowed to place restrictions on their parts, software or tools that limit third-party mechanics and consumers from repairing their own equipment. More

Lawmakers Introduce Right to Repair Legislation

Lawmakers Introduce Right to Repair Legislation

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have recently introduced legislation that seeks to level the playing field for independent repair providers, including for motor vehicle repair shops.  More

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