Maine LD 482: An Act To Prohibit Flying over Land with Drones without Written Permission from the Landowner

LD 482 (subjects: HUMAN RIGHTS , PRIVACY )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=482&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Russell Black of Wilton: (R – District 114) — e-mail

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Judiciary suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Burns of Washington, REFERRED to the Committee on Judiciary, in concurrence.
4/21/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Prohibit Flying over Land with Drones without Written Permission from the Landowner

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 17 MRSA 3861 is enacted to read:

3861. Trespass by unmanned aerial vehicle; civil violation

1. Violation. A person may not operate an unmanned aerial vehicle over the land of another without written permission from the landowner.
2. Penalty. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $500 must be adjudged.

SUMMARY

This bill makes operating an unmanned aerial vehicle over the land of another without written permission of the landowner a civil trespass punishable by a fine of not less than $500.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 482 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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