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AB-295 Skydiving or sport parachuting operations. (2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 27, 2017


SECTION 1.

 Section 21019 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

21019.
 A person who violates this part, other than Section 21407.1 or Section 21709, or any of the rules or orders issued under this part, is punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), by imprisonment of not more than six months, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

SEC. 2.

 Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 21708) is added to Part 1 of Division 9 of the Public Utilities Code, to read:

CHAPTER  7. Skydiving or Sport Parachuting Operations
21708.
 This chapter shall be known and may be cited as “Tyler’s Law.”
21709.
 (a) To the extent allowed by federal law, the owners and operators of a skydiving or sport parachuting operation shall have a duty to ensure that the parachutist in command of a tandem jump and the parachute rigger responsible for packing the parachute are in compliance with all federal laws relating to parachute safety and certification.
(b) This section does not decrease any legal duties.