SB 600 - Prohibits a law enforcement agency from receiving certain equipment, including weaponized drones, from a federal surplus military equipment program. View the Bill
HB 670 - Prohibits law enforcement agencies from receiving certain items, including armored or weaponized drones, whether assembled or in parts, from a surplus program. View the Bill
SB 370 - Providing that only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibit, restrict, or regulate the testing or operation of unmanned aircraft systems; preempting specified county and municipal authority and proving that specified laws or ordinances are superseded; specifying that federal preemption is not affected by the Act; requiring the Department of Business and Economic Development, in consultation with the University of Maryland and other interested parties, to study specified ... View the Bill
HB 560 – Prohibits a person from intentionally igniting or discharging consumer fireworks within, into, at, or from an unmanned aircraft system. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2021)
HB 696 - Provides that an individual may not intentionally ignite or discharge consumer fireworks at or from an unmanned aircraft system. View the Bill
SB 599 - Prohibits certain law enforcement agencies from receiving certain equipment from a federal military surplus program, including armored or weaponized drones. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2020)
HB 1203 - This bill would establish the Workgroup to Study the Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Within State and Local Government Fire Safety Operations. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2018)
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HB 1814 - Establishes the Task Force to Study the Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems within state and local government public safety operations. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2017)
HB 1229 - Prohibiting, except under specified circumstances, a person from using a specified unmanned aircraft system within 1,000 feet of a correctional facility; and establishing penalties for a violation of the Act of up to 4 years imprisonment or a maximum fine of $2,000 or both. View the Bill
SB 1105 - Prohibiting, except under specified circumstances, a person from using specified unmanned aircraft system within 1000 feet of a correctional facility; and establishing penalties for a violation of the Act of up to 4 years imprisonment or maximum fine of $2000 or both. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2016)
HB 351 - Requiring the use of a drone by an agent of the State or a political subdivision of the State to fully comply with all specified applicable federal requirements and guidelines; prohibiting an agent of the State or a political subdivision of the State from operating a drone for the purpose of receiving or disclosing information acquired through the operation of a drone except in specified circumstances; providing exceptions to the prohibition against the user of specified drones and the acquisition and disclosure of specified information; etc. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 620 - Prohibiting, except under specified circumstances, a person from using a specified unmanned aircraft system to intentionally conduct surveillance of, gather evidence or collect information about, or photographically or electronically record a specified individual or property; and providing penalties for a violation of the Act of up to 1 year in prison or a fine of up to $2,500 or both View the Bill