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CS/SB 832: Drones

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Young

Drones; Citing this act as "Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act"; providing that, except as provided in federal regulations, authorizations, or exemptions, the authority to regulate the operation of unmanned aircraft systems is vested in the state; prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully operating a drone over or allowing a drone to make contact with or come within a certain distance of certain critical infrastructure facilities; providing that the use of a drone by a communications service provider or contractor is not prohibited under certain provisions of ch. 934, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 4/20/2017 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/25/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
Location: On agenda (RC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Transportation; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Rules -SJ 100
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 100
3/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/21/17, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/21/2017 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 244
3/22/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/23/2017 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 248
3/28/2017 Senate • Now in Transportation -SJ 244
3/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 04/04/17, 9:30 am, 401 Senate Office Building
4/4/2017 Senate • Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 291
• Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 291
4/14/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 04/19/17, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/19/2017 Senate • Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules
4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/25/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building