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Legislative Activity

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Government legislation and regulations have a major impact on your ability to make a profit in your dealership.  With the support of MN, ND, and SD dealers, our staff fights to keep the interest of equipment dealerships in the minds of state lawmakers.  Browse the articles below to see our recent legislative activity.

It is important to remember that all three states affect and support each other in the advancement of our industry.  As an equipment dealer in the midwest, you should constantly be aware of state and federal legislation and how that legislation may affect your ability to manage your business.

Pioneer EDA Provides Education on Right to Repair; Communicates Support for Farmers

By Carmelle Nelson | February 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Pioneer EDA Provides Education on Right to Repair; Communicates Support for Farmers

“Farm equipment dealers and manufacturers are dedicated to supporting farmers when it comes to meeting their equipment needs, reducing downtime, and maximizing productivity.”Matthew C. Larsgaard, President/CEO, Pioneer EDA That was…

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MN & SD Dealers Represented Full Time at State Legislatures

By Carmelle Nelson | February 12, 2020 | Comments Off on MN & SD Dealers Represented Full Time at State Legislatures

Minnesota and South Dakota dealer members are being represented full time by the Pioneer Equip-ment Dealers Association during their respective 2020 legislative sessions in St. Paul and Pierre. The Minnesota…

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Right to Repair

By Matthew Larsgaard | December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Right to Repair

What is the “Right to Repair” Movement? It’s much bigger than You Might Realize… Years ago, special interest activists began to promote legislation that is commonly misrepresented as “Right to…

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Lemon Law Takes Effect in South Dakota

By Carmelle Nelson | September 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Lemon Law Takes Effect in South Dakota

Purchasers of certain farm equipment in South Dakota are now covered by a recently enacted lemon law. HB 1103 was passed during the 2019 legislative session and took effect July…

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Farm Equipment Dealer Protection Bill Becomes Law Effective August 1, 2017

By Carmelle Nelson | March 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Farm Equipment Dealer Protection Bill Becomes Law Effective August 1, 2017

A major farm equipment dealer protection bill introduced by the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association (NDIDA) during the state’s 2017 Legislative Session has become law. SB 2289 was signed by…

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