California bill concerning flight-training fees clears state AssemblyAugust 26, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
A bill that would exempt California fight training organizations from onerous fees and reporting requirements imposed by a 2009 post-secondary education law took a major step toward final passage Aug. 25 with approval by the state Assembly.
Senate Bill 619 was then referred back to the Senate, which had passed the measure in May, for adoption of technical corrections. The corrections include an urgency clause that would make the bill effective immediately on its being signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, said AOPA Vice President of Airports and State Advocacy Greg Pecoraro. [more]