Unmanned aerial systems; local regulation. (HB1227)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local regulation of unmanned aerial systems. Authorizes a political subdivision to adopt time, place, or manner regulations regarding the takeoff or landing of unmanned aerial systems on property owned by the political subdivision, provided such regulations are narrowly tailored to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. Takeoff and landing regulations adopted by a political subdivision shall not apply to persons authorized by federal regulations to operate an unmanned aircraft system provided such system is operated in an otherwise lawful manner and consistent with federal regulations. A political subdivision shall annually report to the Department of Aviation any regulations adopted pursuant to this section. This bill was incorporated into HB 742. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105013D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/12/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1227)
01/16/2020Assigned CT & I sub: Technology and Innovation
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB1227)
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB742-Bulova)
01/27/2020Incorporated by Communications, Technology and Innovation (HB742-Bulova)
02/11/2020Left in Communications, Technology and Innovation

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