CS/HB 1027: Unmanned Aircraft
GENERAL BILL by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee ; Yarborough
Unmanned Aircraft; Provides authority to regulate ownership/operation of unmanned aircraft systems is vested in state; prohibits political subdivision from enacting/enforcing certain ordinances/resolutions re: unmanned aircraft systems; requires application to FAA to restrict/limit operation of unmanned aircraft in close proximity to certain infrastructure/facilities; prohibits certain operation of unmanned aircraft in relation to certain critical infrastructure facilities; provides penalties; exempts communications services provider/contractor from certain prohibitions against drone use.
Last Action: 3/22/2017 House - CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 418
Location: Pending Reference Review
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 111
• Introduced -HJ 111
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
• CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 430
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 418
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