NACDL has not identified any enacted legislation for this state.
HB 485 - Regulates the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles in Ohio. Establishes strict liability offenses for operating an unmanned aerial vehicle: i) if the operation is prohibited by either federal law or federal regulations; ii) in a manner that interferes with operations conducted by law enforcement, fire department, or emergency medical services personnel; or iii) to intentionally photograph, record, loiter over or near a critical facility in furtherance of any criminal offense. View the Bill
HB 486 - Regulates the use of unmanned articles vehicles for surveillance. Specifies that flight data and any information obtained through that data may be only admissible in a criminal proceeding if the information was gathered pursuant to a properly issued search warrant or under exigent circumstances. Implements requirements for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2020)
HB 714 - To prohibit using an unmanned aerial vehicle to commit trespass, voyeurism, and stalking. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2019)
HB 327 - Prohibits businesses from using a drone to deliver packages. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2018)
HB 685 - Regulates the operation of drones near airports and imposes certain record-keeping requirements on retail sellers of drones. View the Bill
SB 250 - Prohibits operating a drone over the land or premises of another than contains a critical infrastructure facility and is beyond a fence, an enclosure manifestly designed to restrict access. View the Bill
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Previously Introduced Legislation (2017)
SB 60 - Regulate drones used by law enforcement officers. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 218 - To enact sections 4561.50 and 4561.51 of the Revised Code to regulate the operation of drones near airports and to impose certain record-keeping requirements on retail sellers of drones. View the Bill
HB 228 - To amend sections 2981.01 and 2981.02 and to enact section 2917.48 of the Revised Code to prohibit the commission of any of a list of specified offenses by using a drone or by directing or supervising another person's use of a drone. View the Bill