23 May: Girgenti Bill To Ground Drunk Pilots Apprved By Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator John A. Girgenti, which would keep those in the air and on the ground safe by modifying the penalties for flying or serving as a crew members on an aircraft while impaired, was approved today by the Senate Law, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs Committee.

Senator Girgenti stated that he hopes to reduce the risk of aircraft crashes though legislation that would require violations of a blood alcohol concentration level of .04% be reported to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).