ADVOCACY

The CAC actively tracks State & Federal policy issues affecting CA commercial airports. Policy & comment letters of the association can be found below.




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Opposition to Diversion of Jet Fuel Excise Tax to State General Fund

The CAC expresses objections to the Legislature’s proposed diversion of excise tax revenue from jet fuel sales to the state General Fund. The primary purpose of these funds is to provide matching grants for small and medium-sized airports to leverage funds from the Federal Aviation Administration.

AB 2471 Change Orders for Public Contracts Oppose Letter

AB 2471 would require public entities, such as airports, to issue change orders no later than 30 days after modifications are required.  Due to the size and scope of airport operations, terminal and airfield construction can result in a surplus of change orders that can significantly increase project costs.

AB 1347 Public Works Contracts Dispute Resolution Process Oppose Letter

AB 1347 would require public entities, such as airports, to respond to claims including change orders no later than 30 days after notification from contractors and pay undisputed portions of the claim within 7 days. Due to the size and scope of airport operations, change orders for terminal and airfield construction projects can be numerous […]