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Daily Legislative Brief from April 20, 2017

Legal & Judicial

HB 1027- Relating to Unmanned Aircraft
On Thursday, April 20th, HB 1027, by Representative Clay Yarborough (R-Jacksonville,) was read for a third time on the House floor and unanimously passed by a vote of 117 yeas to 0 nays. 

This bill will ensure a consistent framework for the use of drones. As the use of drones becomes increasingly more common in many different sectors of the business community throughout the state, implementing statewide regulations will establish safeguards while operating drones.

HB 1027 will go to the Senate floor for consideration.

AIF SUPPORTS legislation that will streamline business regulation throughout the state.