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Drone Interference With Public Safety Operations

Concerning prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft systems to obstruct public safety operations.
2018 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill states that, as used in the existing criminal offense of obstructing a peace officer, firefighter, emergency medical service provider, rescue specialist, or volunteer, the term 'obstacle' includes an unmanned aircraft system. The bill also adds language stating that the offense does not apply to an unmanned aircraft system operator who complies with certain operational requirements.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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