California Senate OKs Message To Obama, Congress On Helicopter Legislation – Urges President And Congress To Adopt Helicopter Noise Relief Act For The State

The California Senate has passed a resolution offered by state senator Ted W. Lieu (D) urging President Obama and Congress to adopt the Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act.

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Local residents may finally get some relief from the helicopter noise that disrupts sleep and makes it hard to work. Congressman Adam Schiff is joining with Congressmen Henry Waxman and Brad Sherman, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer to keep the Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act in the legislative pipeline. The bill was reintroduced Monday.

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CalPilots Editors Note: It appears that NY Senator Schumer believes it is okay for him to circumvent the FAA process. We believe that Congress should not be allowed to micro manage the FAA by allowing this type of “closed doors backroom” behavior. The very same thing that happened when a California Senator snuck in a amendment to allow the closure of Rialto Airport in SOCAL.

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