HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1907

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 261, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"261- Helicopters; commercial purposes; instrument rating. (a) No person may operate a helicopter for commercial purposes within this State without a valid instrument rating from the Federal Aviation Administration.

(b) Any individual who operates a helicopter in violation of this section and any employer for whom the individual operates the helicopter shall each be subject to penalties under section 261-21(a)(2)."

SECTION 2. This Act does not affect rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun before its effective date.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2020.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Commercial Helicopters; Operation; Instrument Rating; Penalty

 

Description:

Prohibits the operation of a helicopter for commercial purposes without a valid instrument rating from the Federal Aviation Administration. Subject both a violating individual and an individual's employer to penalties.

 

 

 

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