The full Senate has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which will go to the House for consideration now. The Senate passed the bill, which includes third class medical reform, by unanimous consent on Dec. 15 2015. The bill must also pass the House, where it has 152 bipartisan cosponsors, before it can go to the president for his signature
The passage of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 shows that members of the Senate recognize the value of supporting the general aviation community. This legislation will help hundreds of thousands of general aviation pilots by saving them time, money, and frustration while giving them tools they need to take charge of their health and fitness to fly.