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Drones likely to be regulated by state, city governments in 2019

Drones likely will generate more interest and concern in 2019, as their fliers find new uses for the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state and city governments apply more scrutiny to regulate those uses. A light rain grounded the New … Continue reading

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Jacksonville lawmaker seeks to expand police force’s use of drones

Republican Rep. Clay Yarborough has introduced legislation (HB 75) for the 2019 legislative session, which begins March 5, that would expand the use of unmanned aircraft … https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2018/12/07/jacksonville-lawmaker-seeks-to-expand-police.html Jacksonville (FL) Business Journal | Dec. 7, 2018

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Drone Rules Likely Still Years Away, Dragging on Industry’s Growth

The Federal Aviation Administration is significantly behind earlier schedules for crafting airborne-identification rules for drones, causing industry officials to worry the delay could stymie their most ambitious plans for years … https://www.wsj.com/articles/drone-rules-likely-still-years-away-dragging-on-industrys-growth-1542888000 Wall Street Journal | Nov. 22, 2018

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FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 Raises Concerns Among the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Community

It has been nearly two weeks since the sweeping FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 was signed into law on Oct. 5, 2018. As the first long-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration to be enacted since 2012, the primary purpose … Continue reading

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