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SB-1215 California Aerospace Commission.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Part 6.8 (commencing with Section 15375) is added to Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:

PART 6.8. California Aerospace Commission

15375.
 (a) The California Aerospace Commission is hereby established to foster the development of activities in California related to aerospace, including, but not limited to, aviation, commercial and governmental space travel, unmanned aerial vehicles, aerospace education and job training, infrastructure and research launches, manufacturing, academic research, applied research, economic diversification, business development, tourism, and education.
(b) The commission shall be an official recipient of grants from state or local government sources or from private businesses or individuals, for California aerospace-related activities, including, but not limited to, studies, services, infrastructure improvements, and modernization.
(c) The commission shall be an advocate in support of California aerospace-related activities, including, but not limited to, the businesses, facilities, programs, developments, alterations, modifications, educational activities, and other programs impacting those activities.
(d) The commission shall identify and recommend changes in federal, state, and local statutes and regulations that will enhance the development of California aerospace-related activities.
(e) The commission shall report on the economic and employment impacts of California aerospace-related activities to the Governor and the Legislature and other state agencies and commissions that adopt regulations or make decisions or determinations that affect those activities.
(f) The commission shall recommend to the Governor and the Legislature appropriate state funding mechanisms and amounts to promote development of California aerospace-related activities.
(g) With regard to the development of California aerospace-related activities, the commission shall provide recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature in the form of strategic planning documents.
(h) The commission shall act as a clearinghouse for aerospace-related issues and information.
(i) The commission shall foster and promote activities related to aerospace in all parts of California.