Articles tagged "legislation"

US Judge rules against county seeking to ban drone flights in their parks

Earlier this week, Judge Joseph Farah ruled in favor of Jason Harrison. He was arrested for a legal flight at a Genessee County park (Michigan, U.S.) in December 2018. The ruling is expected to set a precedent for the rest of the United States.

Utah Senator introduces Drone Integration and Zoning Act of 2019

After an unsuccessful attempt with the Drone Federalist Act of 2017, Senator Mike Lee of Utah is attempting to pass the Drone Integration and Zoning Act of 2019.

Remote identification ruling for drones delayed once again

Rulemaking on Remote ID, essentially a digital license plate for drones, was supposed to begin this past May. It has been delayed once again.

US senator targets ‘addictive’ social media features with newly proposed SMART Act

The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would restrict social media platforms from using ‘addictive and deceptive techniques’ allegedly intended to ‘exploit users.’

Personal camera drones do not require FAA registration anymore

If you are not planning to fly your drone commercially you are not required to register it with the FAA anymore. This decision was handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.