HB 4667 – Prohibits a county, municipality, city, or town from enacting restrictions on advanced air mobility aircrafts. View the Bill
HB 2760 - Provides for economic development incentive tax credits for certain high technology manufacturers, including businesses manufacturing drones, target drones, unmanned aircraft or unmanned robotic aircraft. View the Bill
SB 447 - Provides for economic development incentive tax credits for certain high technology manufacturers, including businesses manufacturing drones, target drones, unmanned aircraft or unmanned robotic aircraft. View the Bill
HB 2726 - Allows for the lease of air space above public roads for the safe operation of unmanned aircraft. View the Bill
HB 2017 - Establishes that any person who i) operates any unmanned aircraft system equipped with a deadly weapon, other than for the military in an official capacity, or ii) operates an unmanned aircraft system with the intent to cause damage or to disrupt the flight of a manned aircraft, is guilty of a class 6 felony. View the Bill
SB 5 – Creates the West Virginia Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Council. View the Bill
HB 4006 – Classifies the criminal penalty for prohibited use of unmanned aircraft systems. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 2653 - The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft. The bill provides exceptions and requires documentation when an unmanned aircraft is used. The bill provides remedies. The bill prohibits the use of certain evidence and the preservation of data, and establishes exceptions. View the Bill
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