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HF 10 - Establishes that a political subdivision must: (1) allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft; and (2) notify the commissioner whenever the political subdivision adopts an ordinance affecting the operation of unmanned aircraft. Defines a “small unmanned aircraft” as an aircraft that weighs less than 55 pounds and is operated without the possibility of human intervention from within or on the aircraft. Provides that any small unmanned aircraft system in which the unmanned aircraft weighs less then 55 pounds at takeoff, including payload and anything affixed to the aircraft, either: (1) must be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25; or (2) is not subject to registration or an annual fee if it is owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. Owners of small unmanned aircraft systems that meet these requirements must, at the time of registration, provide proof of insurability and maintain records and proof that each flight was insured for the established limits. View the Bill

SF 3258 - This bill would establish that knowingly flying an unmanned aerial vehicle over a state correctional facility without the written consent of the commissioner is a misdemeanor. If the person uses the vehicle to record images or attempt to introduce items that are not contraband, it is a gross misdemeanor. View the Bill

SF 3072 - This bill limits law enforcement’s ability to use unmanned aerial vehicles and requires that any use by law enforcement must be documented. The bill provides that any information obtained by law enforcement in violation of these rules is not admissible as evidence in a criminal or civil proceeding. View the Bill

Active Legislation

SF 10 -  Establishes that a political subdivision must: (1) allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft; and (2) notify the commissioner whenever the political subdivision adopts an ordinance affecting the operation of unmanned aircraft. Defines a “small unmanned aircraft” as an aircraft that weighs less than 55 pounds and is operated without the possibility of human intervention from within or on the aircraft. Provides that any small unmanned aircraft system in which the unmanned aircraft weighs less then 55 pounds at takeoff, including payload and anything affixed to the aircraft, either: (1) must be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25; or (2) is not subject to registration or an annual fee if it is owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. Owners of small unmanned aircraft systems that meet these requirements must, at the time of registration, provide proof of insurability and maintain records and proof that each flight was insured for the established limits. View the Bill

SF 1159 - Establishes that a political subdivision must allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft and notify the commissioner whenever the political subdivision adopts an ordinance affection the operation of unmanned aircraft. Defines a small unmanned aircraft as an aircraft that weighs less than 55 pounds and is operated without the possibility of human intervention from within or on the aircraft. Requires any small unmanned aircraft system to be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25 unless it is owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. View the Bill

HF 1684 - Establishes that a political subdivision must allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft and notify the commissioner whenever the political subdivision adopts an ordinance affection the operation of unmanned aircraft. Defines a small unmanned aircraft as an aircraft that weighs less than 55 pounds and is operated without the possibility of human intervention from within or on the aircraft. Requires any small unmanned aircraft system to be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25 unless it is owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. View the Bill

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SF 957 - Requires any small unmanned aircraft system to be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25, with an exception for unmanned aircraft systems that are owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. View the Bill

HF 1027 - Requires any small unmanned aircraft system to be registered in the state for an annual fee of $25, with an exception for unmanned aircraft systems that are owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. Establishes that a political subdivision must allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft and notify the commissioner whenever the political subdivision adopts an ordinance affect the operation of unmanned aircraft. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2020)

HF 3009 - This bill regulates the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement agencies. View the Bill

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SF 3074 - This bill would regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement agencies and mandate documentation and data collection. View the Bill

HF 3911 - This bill would prohibit the flying of unmanned aerial vehicles over state correctional facilities without the consent of the commissioner of corrections or designee; provides for criminal penalties. View the Bill

SF 3882 - This bill would prohibit the flying of unmanned aerial vehicles over state correctional facilities and provides for criminal penalties. View the Bill

SF 4208 - This bill would regulate personal delivery devices. View the Bill

HF 4539 - Generally an appropriations bill, but includes some drone related provisions. It requires a political subdivision to allow the commissioner to review a proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft, and notify the commissioner when such an ordinance is adopted by the political subdivision. Requires any unmanned aircraft system less than 55 pounds at takeoff to be registered with an annual fee of $25, unless it is owned and operated solely for recreational purposes. View the Bill 

Previously Introduced Legislation (2019)

HF 1555 - Legislation requires a political subdivision to allow the commissioner to review any proposed ordinance affecting the operation of an unmanned aircraft and outlines when an unmanned aircraft must be registered. View the Bill

HF 1236 - Regulates law enforcement use of unmanned aerial vehicles. View the Bill

HF 2792 - Legislation outlines when a law enforcement agency may operate of unmanned aerial vehicle. View the Bill

SF 802 - Legislation restricts the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by a law enforcement agency without a search warrant, exceptions apply. View the Bill

SF 1263 - Provides limitations for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. View the Bill

SF 1430 - Regulates the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement agencies. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2017)

HF 366 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm or harass wild animals. View the Bill

HF 858 - Unmanned aircraft registration provided. View the Bill

HF 1200 - Unmanned aerial camera use by law enforcement agencies to gather evidence prohibited. View the Bill

SF 124 - Prohibiting use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm or harass wild animals. View the Bill

SF 1094 - Unmanned aerial vehicles use by law enforcement agencies regulation. View the Bill

SF 1529 - Law enforcement agencies use of unmanned aerial cameras (drone) to gather evidence under certain circumstances prohibited. View the Bill

SF 2043 - Unmanned aircraft registration requirement. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2016)

HF 2406 - Unmanned aircraft system use to take, harm, or harass wild animals prohibited. View the Bill

HF 2485 - Registration or licensure of unmanned aircraft systems by government agencies prohibited. View the Bill

HF 2935 - This bill prohibits the use of unmanned aerial vehicles near public safety helicopters. View the Bill

HF 3517 - Unmanned aircraft system operation regulated, penalties provided, and rulemaking authorized. View the Bill

SF 2630 - This bill would prohibit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles near public safety helicopters. View the Bill

SF 3312 - This bill regulates the operation of unmanned aircraft systems. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)

HF 1491 - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement agencies regulated. View the Bill

SF 1299 - Drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) law enforcement use regulation. View the Bill

HF 1194 - Search warrant required for use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and law enforcement required to secure search warrant to receive electronic device location information. View the Bill

HF 1197 - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated. View the Bill

HF 786 - Law enforcement surveillance technology classified. View the Bill

HF 986 - Unmanned aerial camera usage to gather evidence by law enforcement agencies prohibited, and civil actions authorized. View the Bill

SF 685 - Drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) law enforcement use regulation. View the Bill

SF 686 - Drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) law enforcement use regulation; electronic devices location information government entities search warrant requirement. View the Bill

SF 1792 - Unmanned aerial cameras (drones) use by law enforcement agencies to gather evidence prohibition. View the Bill