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New Jersey advances bill that would bar drunken drone flying

 

December 8, 2017



TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation that would bar people from operating drones while drunk.

The National Conference on State Legislatures says at least 38 states are considering drone legislation this year, going beyond the Federal Aviation Administration's regulations.

The New Jersey bill would make operating a drone under the influence of alcohol a disorderly person offense, which carries a sentence of up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine or both, upon conviction. It also would make using a drone to hunt wildlife and endanger people or property a simi...



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