In This Issue:
- Update on Developments in California Drone Law
- One Community Gets Relief from Aircraft Noise
- California Once Again Relinquishes Clean Air Act Enforcement Responsibility to the Federal Government
- One Code To Rule Them All: Dronecode
- FAA Seeks Input from Governmental Entities Concerning Revised Air Traffic Routes Over Southern California
- FAA Loosens Regulation of Taxes on Aviation Fuel
- Pirker Reversed: NTSB Confirms FAA Has Jurisdiction Over Drones
- Bonner County Wins Major Victory in Property Owner’s “Takings” Lawsuit
- FAA Reports Increasing Conflict Between Drones and Civil Aviation
- Truckers Suffer Legal Setbacks in California Wage and Hour Preemption Cases
- Excerpt from Update on Developments in California Drone Law:
The governor acted recently on the two bills involving us The governor acted recently on the two bills involving use of unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAVs or “drones”) sitting on his desk, AB 1327 (Gorell) and AB 2306 (Chau). Both were discussed in some depth previously in this space. One bill was signed and the other vetoed.
These two bills had reached Gov. Brown with overwhelming bipartisan support in the legislature, though the more significant and far reaching of the two, Mr. Gorell’s AB 1327, had garnered opposition from the media and some law enforcement agencies. Specifically, it put limits on law enforcements’ use of drones absent a search warrant. That was the bill the governor vetoed.
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