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Enacted Laws

NACDL has not identified any enacted legislation for this state.

Active Legislation

HB 69 – Provides for criminal penalties for reckless endangerment while using an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), unlawful operation of a UAS at a correctional facility, unlawful interfernce with a first responder. Grants first responders absolute immunity for any damage caused to a UAS that created or caused an interference with the provision of emergency services. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2019)

SB 591 – Regulating the operation of unmanned aircrafts, including within 500 feet of critical infrastructure and in a manner that interferes with the official duties of a first responder. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2018)

SB 166 – Regulating the operation of unmanned aircraft around prisons. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2017)

SB 167 – Enacting the Freedom from Underwater Surveillance Act. View the Bill

SB 348 – Regulating the operating of unmanned aircraft. View the Bill

Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)

HM 81 – STUDY PROTECTING WILDLIFE FROM DRONES View the Bill 

SB 82 – NO USE OF DRONES FOR HUNTING View the Bill

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SB 303 –FREEDOM FROM UNWARRANTED SURVEILLANCE ACT View the Bill

SM 91 – A memorial urging awareness by certain state agencies of changing technologies, including drones that may affect wildlife and requesting a study to recommend methods for the protection of wildlife from drones. View the Bill

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