Post Content

MassDOT Aeronautics LogoPursuant to M.G.L. chapter 30A, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division, will hold a public hearing relative to proposed amendments to the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation 702 CMR 1.00-7.00. The hearing date follows:

Wednesday, April 20, 9:30-11:30AM, Board Room, 10 Park Plaza, Room 3830, Boston

The proposed amendments are as follows:

702 CMR 1.00 – A new regulation that sets forth the form of hearings held by the MassDOT Aeronautics Division.

702 CMR 2.00 – Provides definitions for 702 CMR that are not otherwise provided by statute and explains the process for obtaining waivers from strict compliance with 702 CMR from the MassDOT Aeronautics Division.

702 CMR 3.00 – Updated to eliminate redundancies, simplify the registration processes for regulated entities and avoid inconsistencies with federal law.

702 CMR 4.00 – Eliminates the detailed and overlapping flight regulations and replaces them with a simpler and clearer regulation that requires persons operating aircraft in the Commonwealth to comply with all federal laws, regulations, orders and directives. This also prevents conflicts between Federal and State aviation law and eliminate confusion for aircraft owners as to which standards to follow.

702 CMR 5.00 – Updated to remain consistent with current state law and best practices in other jurisdictions.

702 CMR 6.00 – Updated to remain consistent with other 702 CMR changes.

702 CMR 7.00 – This section is being reserved.

Interested parties will be given an opportunity to present comments orally or in writing at the Hearing. They may also provide written comments, in advance of the Hearing, by mail or email or during the comment period after the Hearing. Emailed comments may be made to: RegReform@state.ma.us. The comment period will close at on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 5:00pm.

A copy of the relevant pages in the current regulations showing the proposed changes can be viewed on the MassDOT website or by mailing a request to: MassDOT Legal Department, Regulations, Suite 3510, 10 Park Plaza, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116, or by calling 857-368-8760. Written comments may be mailed to the same address and will be considered if received prior to the comment close date.

Written By:

Tags:

Recent Posts

AAA Advisory: Buck-le Up! Deer Crashes Abound in Autumn posted on Oct 26

AAA release advising of increased risk of deer vs car crashes.

Baker-Polito Administration Advances Mystic River Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Project posted on Oct 22

Governor Charlie Baker today announced that the Baker-Polito Administration has committed to completing the design, permitting, and construction of the Mystic River Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge project, once constructed, will provide a connection from Draw Seven Park near the MBTA Assembly Station in the City of Somerville to the City of Everett next to the Encore Boston Harbor Resort, enhancing mobility and access for residents while linking communities within the Northern Strand and Mystic River trail network. The announcement was made by Governor Baker, Energy, and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, Transportation Secretary Jamey Tesler, Gaming Commission Chair Cathy Judd Stein, and state and local officials in the Cities of Everett and Somerville.

MassDOT Stresses Importance of Driving Safety During Teen Driver Safety Week posted on Oct 21

MassDOT Stresses Importance of Driving Safety During Teen Driver Safety Week

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is underscoring the importance of speaking with teenagers about safe driving behaviors during this 14th Annual National Teen Driver Safety Week. Adults are encouraged to specifically discuss traveling at or below the speed limit, wearing a seatbelt, putting cellular phones away, using turn signals, driving sober, and always looking at the road ahead. The U.S. Department of Transportation has statistics which show in 2019, almost 2,400 teens in the United States aged 13 to 19 were killed from injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes.