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Giving Auto Shops The Stamp of Approval

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2013

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Giving Auto Shops The Stamp of Approval A bill in the Ohio Senate would require auto mechanical repair shops to register with the state. Collision shops already have to do this, and supporters of the bill say this would lend credibility to the business. But others say this is an overreach of state oversight. It’s not just auto repair shops: the state has licensing restrictions for all sorts of businesses. Who benefits, and who loses?

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Economy

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Chris Ferruso, Legislative Director at the National Federation of Independent Businesses
Joe Sanfillipo, Legislative Liaison and Immediate Past President of the Ohio Chapter of the Automotive Service Association
Rick Burns, Owner of Burns Auto
Linda Cook, Head of the Ohio Consumer Law Taskforce

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Read Senate Bill 232.

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