Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Welcome to the IWFA's resource for press releases issued by the organization, coverage generated in a variety of media publications, the comprehensive state law chart'swhere you can find information regarding local regulation for vehicle window tints, and the IWFA's own blog - as written by executive director Darrell Smith and legislation impacting the industry overall.

Please click on any of the topics in the menu on the left side of your screen to explore each more in depth.

Nearly 1/2 of U.S. Adults are in the Dark on Window Film

IWFA Readies for IWFC & Membership Drive

International Window Film Association Announces Membership Drive and Readies For Annual Conference

IWFA Elects Leadership Team - 2013 Is Seen As A Year of Steady Growth

International Window Film Association Elects Strong Leadership Team To The Board of Directors

Texas Senate Bill 589 - April 19, 2010

Senate Bill 589 (House Bill 4523)

The Legislative Alert dated December 11, 2009, provided updated information to members relative to the implementation of Senate Bill 589 which became effective on September 1, 2009. It was noted that the actual language of the legislation did not seem to represent the original intent of the legislative leadership, and it was suggested that members carefully consider retaining the 25 percent standard to avoid installing products that may have been considered illegal in the future. 

Maine Motor Vehicle Inspections - March 28, 2010

Regulatory Alert - Motor Vehicle Inspections

The Maine Department of Public Safety issued a memorandum to all enforcement officers, motor vehicle inspectors, and inspection stations dated November 2, 2009, which was a result of changes to the laws that became effective on September 12, 2009. One of the changes resulted in a modification to current inspection practices related to the standards for window tinting regulations.

Illinois House Bill 4327 - December 9, 2009

Subject: House Bill 4327

House Bill 4327 is companion legislation to the recently adopted House Bill 3325 (Legislative Alert dated November 2, 2009). This legislation amends the Illinois Code to provide penalty provisions for the illegal installation of film products which do not fully conform with the provisions of the standards established in House Bill 3325. 

New Jersey Medical Exemption - May 9, 2001

Motor Vehicles Medical Exemption

Legislation was passed during the 2000 session that was effective February 1, 2001. It is a medical exemption that is most cumbersome and unusual. The legislation directs the Director of Motor Vehicles to promulgate rules and regulations for implementation and mandates the following as a minimum:

New York - Assembly Bill 359 - February 12, 2001

New York Legislation – Assembly Bill - AB 359 Representative Gantt

Representative A. Gantt has introduced amendments that significantly change our ability to install film on the rear side windows of multi-purpose vehicles:
The current law specifies that on station wagons, sedans, hard tops, coupes, hatchbacks, and convertibles, the rear side windows must have a light transmittance of at least 70 percent.

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