Unmanned aircraft; exempts an owner from the requirement to register. (HB1851)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), and Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Aircraft registration; unmanned aircraft. Exempts an owner of an unmanned aircraft from the requirement to register aircrafts. This bill is identical to SB 1098. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


01/07/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100608D
01/07/2021Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1851)
01/18/2021Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2021Read first time
01/20/2021Passed by for the day
01/21/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2021Read third time and passed House (84-Y 15-N)
01/22/2021VOTE: Passage (84-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2021Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Transportation (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1851ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1851ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 45 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0045)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1098.