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HB 540/CI/LM (BR 1571) - D. St. Onge

     AN ACT relating to aviation safety.
     Create an new section of KRS Chapter 183 to allow airports to prepare unmanned aircraft facility maps; require the map to be filed with the secretary of the airport board and published on the airport's Web site; require consultation in developing the map with the FAA control tower at an airport, if one exists; restrict the scope of a map to approach surface areas defined by federal regulations; mandate that any such map restricting the operation of unmanned aircraft published by the FAA shall be the unmanned aircraft facility map for that airport; create an new section of KRS Chapter 183 to prohibit the operator of an unmanned aircraft or the operator's supervisor from operating or allowing the operation of an unmanned aircraft in a reckless manner or a manner that would cause an incursion, exempt unmanned aircraft operated from commercial purposes in accordance with FAA regulations; amend KRS 189.011 to define the terms "operate," "operator," "unmanned aircraft," and "unmanned aircraft facility map"; amend KRS 183.990 to provide penalties.


AMENDMENTS

     SCS1/CI/LM - Retain original provisions with the following exceptions: define "commercial airport"; apply the provisions of the Act only to commercial airports.

     Feb 17, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
     Feb 22, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 23, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 28, 2017
     Feb 28, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 72-3; received in Senate; to Transportation (S)
     Mar 06, 2017 - taken from Transportation (S); 1st reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 07, 2017 - taken from Transportation (S); 2nd reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 08, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a consent bill
     Mar 14, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 15, 2017 - posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; Bill passed 87-3; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 27, 2017 - vetoed
     Mar 29, 2017 - vetoed Bill received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto; veto overridden; Bill passed 93-0; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto; veto overridden; Bill passed 35-1; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 30, 2017 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts, ch. 153)