Legislative & Regulatory News

Act NOW on Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility

< HomeContact the U.S. Congress Today on Behalf of the Attractions Industry! Both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate are expected to vote on legislation to amend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We need you to ACT NOW! Please contact your...

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Contact Congress TODAY!

< HomeContact the U.S. Congress Today on Behalf of the Attractions Industry! The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to return to Capitol Hill on Monday, May 11, and will immediately begin their work on the next phase of COVID-19 related stimulus...

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Act Now! CARES Act Corrections Needed

< HomeContact the U.S. Congress Today to Urge Changes to the CARES Act! As Congress resumes its work this week and begins considering the next phase of COVID-19-related stimulus funding, IAAPA and its members have an opportunity to advocate for even more relief...

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CARES Act Changes Needed

< HomeContact the U.S. Congress Today to Urge Changes to the CARES Act! While the previous federal stimulus packages were a good start, they aren’t enough for many of us in the attractions industry. IAAPA and its members have an opportunity to advocate for even...

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IAAPA Submits Comment on FAA Rulemaking

On March 2, IAAPA submitted its comment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with regards to its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. According to the FAA, specifically, the “NPRM would require the remote...

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California Theme Park Recycling Bill on The Move

California Assembly Bill 1506, sponsored by Assembly member Kevin McCarty (D-7), exempts the non-eating areas at theme parks and other similar venues from recently passed requirements in AB 827 for the placement of organic waste recycling bins. This measure...

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New York Governor Signs Trampoline Park Safety Bill into Law

On December 20, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 6600/House Bill 7250. This set of bills create safety procedures for trampoline parks, including definitions, permit requirements, compliance with industry standards, employee training,...

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Ohio Ride Safety Bill Signed Into Law; Effective Immediately

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill 189, revising the laws governing amusement ride operations in the state, sponsored by Representative John Patterson (D-99). Because of the emergency clause in the bill, the law...

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