House Moves Measure To Help GM, Chrysler Dealers

Law360, New York (December 10, 2009, 4:39 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure on Thursday that aims to help auto dealers axed during the restructuring of General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC by compelling arbitrators to consider a broader range of economic factors in termination appeals.

The amendment — offered in the House by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and the Senate by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. — was added to a massive omnibus appropriations bill that passed the House by a vote of 221-202.

Durbin and Hoyer unveiled their proposal...
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