senate Bill S8156

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring helicopter pilots to have completed certain training before operating a helicopter within the state

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Apr 13, 2020 referred to transportation

S8156 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §241, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3930

S8156 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires helicopter pilots to have completed a helicopter safety and risk management training course utilizing a flight simulator training device certified by either the federal aviation administration or the European aviation safety agency before operating a helicopter within the state.

S8156 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8156 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8156

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring heli-
  copter pilots to have completed certain training  before  operating  a
  helicopter within the state

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 241 of the general business law, as added by  chap-
ter 233 of the laws of 1928, is amended to read as follows:
  § 241. Qualifications of operator; federal license; HELICOPTER SAFETY.
1. The public safety requiring, and the advantages of uniform regulation
making  it  desirable,  in the interest of aeronautical progress, that a
person engaging within this state in operating aircraft, in any form  of
avigation  for  which a license to operate aircraft issued by the United
States government would then be required if such avigation  were  inter-
state,  should have the qualifications necessary for obtaining and hold-
ing such a license, it shall be unlawful for any  person  to  engage  in
operating  aircraft  within  the  state,  in any such form of avigation,
unless he OR SHE have such a license.
  2. IN ADDITION TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ENGAGE IN OPERATING A  HELICOPTER
WITHIN  THE  STATE,  IN ANY SUCH FORM OF AVIGATION, UNLESS HE OR SHE HAS
COMPLETED A  HELICOPTER  SAFETY  AND  RISK  MANAGEMENT  TRAINING  COURSE
UTILIZING  A  FLIGHT  SIMULATOR  TRAINING DEVICE CERTIFIED BY EITHER THE
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION OR THE EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15409-01-0

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