Policy & Regulations

Gov. Brown Makes Decisions on Slew of California Drone Bills

Reiterating that "piecemeal is not the way to go," the California governor has shut down several bills related to unmanned aircraft systems, as well as approved one.

Bill Penalizing UAVs Over ‘Critical’ Infrastructure Advances in Pa.

Pennsylvania’s Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved a measure that would penalize unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators for flying their aircraft over certain facilities...

Australia Loosens Rules for Lightweight Drones

New rules that cut the cost and red tape of operating very small commercial drones, as well as protect public safety, are now in...

Oklahoma Delves into State Drone Laws: Where to Go from Here?

Testimony presented yesterday on an interim study on drones gave members of Oklahoma’s Senate Public Safety Committee an opportunity to better understand unmanned aircraft...

New Hampshire City Mulls Cemetery UAV Restrictions

The City of Claremont, N.H., is looking to implement a policy that would keep consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from flying over cemeteries.According to...

FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee Kicks off First Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) newly established Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) took place on Friday, Sept. 16, in Washington, D.C.According...

House Subcommittee Holding Hearing on Commercial Drone Ops

Next Tuesday, the U.S. House’s Small Business Committee is holding a hearing entitled “Opportunity Rising: the FAA’s New Regulatory Framework for Commercial Drone Operations.”Taking...

San Francisco Proposes Drone Use Policy for City Departments

The City and County of San Francisco’s Committee on Information and Technology (COIT) has drafted a drone use policy that, if adopted, will apply...

DE’s New Drone Laws Strike Balance Between UAS Growth, Safety: Agency

Signed by the governor on Sept. 6, Delaware's bill “creates the crime of unlawful use of an unmanned aircraft system,” as well as “supersedes the authority” of local governments to regulate the technology.

Calif. Bill Addressing Drones in Emergency Zones Makes its Way to Governor

California State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-El Dorado, says his legislation granting civil immunity to emergency responders who damage unmanned aircraft has passed out of...

Stay Connected

334FansLike
115FollowersFollow
4,489FollowersFollow