SB0370 (CH0164)

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2015 Regular Session



Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research, Development, Regulation, and Privacy Act of 2015

Sponsored by:

Senator Rosapepe


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164

Synopsis:Providing that only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibit, restrict, or regulate the testing or operation of unmanned aircraft systems; requiring the Department of Business and Economic Development, in consultation with other specified institutions, to study specified benefits and concerns; requiring specified State and local government entities and officials to review the use of unmanned aircraft systems and report their findings to the Governor and General Assembly on or before December 31, 2018; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Rosapepe, Astle, Feldman, Hershey, Lee, Madaleno, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Finance  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Economic and Community Development
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Business and Economic Development, Department of
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Federal Government
Industry and Technology
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Transportation, Department of
Statutes:Article - Economic Development

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October 24, 2017 4:48 P.M.