HB 481 – An act that defines the term 'unmanned aircraft systems'; provides for preemption of any country or municipality ordinance, resolution, or regulation; and repeals conflicting laws. View the Bill
SB 6 – Prohibits the use of unmanned aircraft systems to deliver or attempt to deliver contraband to a place of incarceration; prohibits the use of unmanned aircraft systems to photograph any place of incarceration without permission of the warden or superintendent of such place of incarceration. View the Bill
SB 130 – Prohibits law enforcement agencies from accepting possession of certain military equipment, including unmanned aircraft that are armored or weaponized, from the United States Department of Defense. View the Bill
HB 16 – (Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act) Prohibits any law enforcement agency from accepting certain property from the United States Department of Defense, including unmanned aircraft that are armored or weaponized. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2020)
SB 513 – Prohibits law enforcement agencies from accepting possession of certain items from the United State Department of Defense, including unmanned aircraft that are armored or weaponized. View the Bill
HB 1205 – (Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act) Establishes that law enforcement agencies may not accept possession of certain equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense, including unmanned aircrafts that are armored or weaponized. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2016)
HB 779 – Regulates the use of unmanned aircraft systems and images. View the Bill
SB 325 – A bill relating to regulation of aeronautics, aircraft, and airports generally, so as to provide legislative findings; to provide definitions; to provide for preemption of prohibitions, restrictions, and regulation of the testing or operation of unmanned aircraft systems in the State of Georgia; to provide for the establishment of the Georgia Unmanned Aircraft Systems Commission and its composition, duties, and activities; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. View the Bill
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Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 5 – A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to invasions of privacy, so as to provide for a definition; to provide for the lawful use of unmanned aircraft; to prohibit the capturing of certain images by unmanned aircraft; to prohibit the possession, disclosure, display, distribution, or other use of such improperly ... View the Bill
HB 44 – A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 6 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of aeronautics, aircraft, and airports, so as to provide for definitions; to prohibit the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles in certain areas; to amend Code Section 51-9-9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to interference with ... View the Bill
HB 157 – A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 6-2-5 of the O.C.G.A., relating to lawful flight over lands and waters of this state, so as to provide that no aircraft shall be operated in the airspace above private property extending from the surface up to a distance of 100 feet above the surface for the purpose of searching or engaging in surveillance without a search ... View the Bill