SDLRC - 2020 House Bill 1091 - SD Legislature revise provisions regarding the compensation of merchandise dealers for diagnostic and warranty work.
An Act to revise provisions regarding the
compensation of merchandise dealers for diagnostic and
by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
That § 37-5-12.4 be AMENDED:
Merchandise manufacturer or supplier compensation of dealer for
diagnostic and warranty work.
Any manufacturer or supplier of merchandise as defined in subdivision
(8), or (9) that authorizes a dealer of such merchandise to
perform the warranty work is obligated to provide that dealer
reasonable compensation for diagnostic work, as well as repair
service, parts, and labor to the dealer. Time allowances for
diagnostic and performance of warranty work and service shall be
adequate for the work to be performed. The hourly labor rate paid to
the dealer for warranty services may not be less than the rate
charged by the dealer for like service to nonwarranty customers for
nonwarranty service. Reimbursement for parts used in the performance
of warranty repair may not be less than the current retail rate
customarily charged by the dealer for the part or parts.
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