2023 – Senate Bill 800 (Caballero, Anna), Advanced Air Mobility, Zero-Emission, and Electrification Aviation Advisory Panel (Chaptered)
Requires the Department of Transportation to establish the Advance Air Mobility and Aviation Electrification Advisory Panel (Advisor Panel) to assess infrastructure readiness, prepare a three-year workplan, and assess pathways to equity of access for advanced air mobility. The bill requires the Department of Transportation to appoint members of the panel, including representatives from CARB, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, specified industry sectors, and local governments. The bill requires the Department of Transportation to issue a report by January 1, 2025, to the Legislature on infrastructure feasibility and the three-year workplan. The bill's provisions sunset January 1, 2029.