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 Bill Status of SB2669  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT REPAIR

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024SenateAssigned to Judiciary

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Agricultural Equipment Repair Bill of Rights Act. Provides that, for the purpose of providing services for agricultural equipment in the State, an original equipment manufacturer shall, with fair and reasonable terms and costs, make available to an independent repair provider or owner of the manufacturer's equipment any documentation, parts, embedded software, firmware, or tools that are intended for use with the equipment or any part, including updates to documentation, parts, embedded software, firmware, or tools. Provides that, with respect to agricultural equipment that contains an electronic security lock or other security-related function, a manufacturer shall, with fair and reasonable terms and costs, make available to independent repair providers and owners any documentation, parts, embedded software, firmware, or tools needed to reset the lock or function when disabled in the course of providing services. Provides that the manufacturer may make the documentation, parts, embedded software, firmware, or tools available to independent repair providers and owners through appropriate secure release systems. Provides that these provisions do not apply to a part that is no longer available to the original equipment manufacturer or conduct that would require the manufacturer to divulge a trade secret. Provides that a manufacturer shall not refuse to make available to an independent repair provider or owner any documentation, part, embedded software, firmware, or tool necessary to provide services on grounds that the documentation, part, embedded software, firmware, or tool itself is a trade secret, except that information necessary to repair agricultural equipment may not be redacted. Provides exceptions. Defines terms.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  1/10/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/31/2024SenateAssigned to Judiciary

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