Unmanned aircraft; exempts an owner from the requirement to register. (SB1098)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


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 HB 1851. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


11/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100624D
11/18/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1098)
01/21/2021Reported from Transportation (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2021Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Communications, Technology and Innovation
02/15/2021Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read second time
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed House (82-Y 15-N)
02/18/2021VOTE: Passage (82-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1098ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1098ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 46 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0046)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1851.