Temporary Relief For Flight Training Operations Passed Thursday – The California Legislature on Thursday passed SB 856, a bill that, among its other provisions, will provide a delay in compliance with regulations issued by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) pursuant to AB 48, Chapter 310, Statues of 2009 as they apply to flight training operations. SB 856 is now headed to Governor Schwarzenegger’s desk for his signature.

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UPDATE – The bill was vetoed – no surprise to CALPILOTS –
September 15, 2010 CALIFORNIA’S FLIGHT INSTRUCTION WOES UPDATE AB 1889 (Portantino) Private postsecondary education Act of 2009. This bill is expected to be vetoed by the Governor of California on or before September 30, 2010.

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Legislation leaves flying schools up in the air
When the Legislature imposed new regulations on private postsecondary schools last year, aimed at protecting students from unscrupulous diploma mills, it unwittingly put small flying schools in a potential spinout.

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A quick update on AB 48, The California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.

In an email, Kyle Precourt, (Field Representative Office of Assemblymen Martin Garrick) has said that he is currently working with Assemblyman Garrick’s Legislative Director, Joe Patterson, and other legislative offices in Sacramento to obtain relief for flight schools.

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