HB67 (2009) Detail

Relative to the return of replaced parts by a motor vehicle repair facility.


HB 67 – AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0213

05/09

HOUSE BILL 67

AN ACT relative to the return of replaced parts by a motor vehicle facility.

SPONSORS: Rep. Villeneuve, Hills 18; Sen. Roberge, Dist 9

COMMITTEE: Commerce

ANALYSIS

The bill requires a motor vehicle repair facility to return any replaced parts to the customer, unless the customer has provided written notice that the parts need not be returned. The bill also requires the motor vehicle repair facility to provide the customer with instructions for disposing of the parts in a safe, environmentally responsible manner.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0213

05/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT relative to the return of replaced parts by a motor vehicle facility.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Return of Replaced Parts; Mandatory Without Written Waiver by Customer. Amend RSA 358-D:9 to read as follows:

358-D:9 Return of Replaced Parts. With the exception of parts required to be returned to the manufacturer or distributor under a warranty or exchange agreement, all parts which have been replaced on a motor vehicle by a motor vehicle repair facility shall be returned to the customer [if the customer has requested, in advance of the work being performed, that the parts be returned to him], unless the customer signs a waiver or provides other written notice that the parts need not be returned. If parts are returned to the customer, the motor vehicle repair facility shall include written instructions for disposing of the parts in a safe, environmentally responsible manner.

2 Return of Replaced Parts. Amend RSA 358-D:11, VI to read as follows:

VI. The customer has a right to a return of all replaced parts, except those parts required to be returned to the manufacturer or distributor under a warranty or exchange agreement, [if he requests that they be returned to him prior to the service or repair work being performed] unless the customer signs a waiver or provides other written notice that the parts need not be returned;

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2010.

Links

HB67 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB67 Revision: 13917 Date: Jan. 12, 2009, midnight

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