After making a huge mistake by eliminating the AB48 exemption for all of the state’s flight schools and instructors, the legislator passed this corrective bill and the governor signed it. We appreciate their work to correct this mistake.Read More
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.Read More
A permanent fix for onerous requirements for California flight instruction cleared a legislative hurdle June 28 when the Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee voted unanimously in favor of a bill that would exempt flight instructors from the requirements.Read More
With a moratorium that protects California flight schools from costly regulatory burdens set to expire July 1, AOPA and its legislative partners are working to assure a smooth transition to a permanent solution.Read More
Please do your part – We urge everyone to call your State Senator as soon as possible and ask him/her to support SB-619, which will come to the floor for a vote this week. You can find your Senator’s address and phone number online at: http://184.108.40.206/smapsearch/framepage.asp For more background info –Read More
California Senate Bill 619, aimed at alleviating the requirements for flight schools under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, was introduced Feb. 18. Under the current terms of the bill, all individual flight instructors and flight schools that don’t collect money up front for flight training would be exempt from the provisions of the postsecondary act.
To read CALPILOTS letter of support for SB619 click Read More.Read More