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Proposed Bill This bill aims to allow local jurisdictions such as states, counties, cities, towns the right to control airspace for sUAS purposes. Commercial art 107 and hobbyists will affected. What will this potentially cause? A concentric ring of laws that may contradict each other. Proposes 200 foot standoff from any private property as a minimum federal guideline. This will shut down closed set filming in close areas where you already have to get film permits. It will kill anyone wanting to do real estate shots. It will cause added confusion
Here is a news article about a guy that was detained for flying a drone near the NFL draft that happened in Philadelphia. He should have been more careful checking for temporary flight restrictions or nearby events, but it seems like the police really didn't know how to respond to him. According to the article he might be facing reckless endangerment charges, but it wasn't that clear. Regardless of the exact details of this case, it brings up a very real issue...how will local police deal with the massive amounts of drones both hobby and commercial that are taking to the skies. FAA r
Lots of local legislation to keep tabs on right now, and I suspect a lot more over the next several months. Here's an interesting one out of California: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/01/14/drone-legislation-would-require-owners-to-buy-insurance-get-uav-license-plates/