California flight training fix clears state legislatureAugust 31, 2011 at 1:09 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 becoming law Aug. 30 with approval by the state Senate.
The Assembly approved Senate Bill 619 Aug. 25, and it 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.
“AOPA will continue to keep this bill moving forward,” he said. [more]