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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Promoting Aviation Regulations for Technical Training (PARTT) 147 Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to modernize training programs at aviation maintenance technician schools, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/12/2019Introduced in Senate

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12/12/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (8)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS]* 12/12/2019
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]* 12/12/2019
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]* 12/12/2019
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] 12/17/2019
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] 01/16/2020
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 03/09/2020
Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] 06/01/2020
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 09/08/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation12/12/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/12/2019)

Promoting Aviation Regulations for Technical Training (PARTT) 147 Act of 2019

This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish requirements for issuing aviation maintenance technician school certificates and associated ratings.

Among other requirements, the bill

  • sets forth application requirements for a certificate to operate an aviation maintenance technician school, including that applications must include a description of the manner in which the school's curriculum will ensure students are capable of attaining a mechanic certificate and associated ratings;
  • establishes facility and instructor requirements for each school;
  • directs each school to establish and maintain a quality control system that provides procedures for recordkeeping, assessment, issuing credit for experience, issuing of final course grades, ensuring sufficient number of instructors, granting of graduation documentation, and corrective action for addressing deficiencies; and
  • requires schools to maintain a pass rate of at least 70% for students who take the written, oral, or practical (or any combination thereof) FAA mechanic tests.