Thanks to the leadership of Assembly Woman Ling Ling Chang and the support of the rocketry community, California will have equal model rocketry rights with the majority of the country starting January 1st, 2016.
This legislation will modernize California’s model rocket laws, ensuring this hobby remains a positive platform for STEM education. This bill is important for the thousands of children and hobbyist across California who use model rockets as recreational and educational tools. The bill will officially become law January 1, 2016 and provides for a process to work through the State Fire Marshall’s office should regulations need to be updated in the future.
Below is a copy of the bill.