AOPA supporting bill to reform aviation funding in MichiganJune 23, 2011 at 12:27 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
AOPA is supporting a Michigan bill that would strengthen the state’s aviation industry by dedicating aviation-derived fuel tax revenue to a fund for reinvestment in the statewide aviation system. House Bill 4025 was scheduled to be the subject of a hearing June 22 before the House Transportation Committee.
The bill would change the current system whereby aviation-derived tax revenues go directly to the state’s general fund, providing little benefit to the aviation system. It would ensure not only that aviation fuel tax revenue is reinvested in aviation infrastructure, but also that the future of the overall aviation system remains healthy. [more]