Proposed Houston Licensing Ordinance Stalls
City Council Delays Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 15, 2012 - Yesterday, the mayor's office in the city of Houston released new changes to the proposed ordinance to regulate the automotive repair and collision industry. The Houston City Council did not reach a final conclusion on the Valentine's Day ordinance proposal but opted to refer the ordinance back to the administration. There has been no date set for the ordinance to be reconsidered.
Automotive Service Association (ASA) members in Houston opposed the proposed ordinance and will continue to work to ensure that any ordinance approved by the city council will treat consumers and repairers fairly. To view information regarding ASA's grassroots effort - including the letter sent to the mayor and Houston City Council members - visit ASA's legislative website at www.TakingTheHill.com.
The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry.
ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. For additional information about ASA, including past news releases, go to www.ASAshop.org, or visit ASA's legislative website at www.TakingTheHill.com.