Vermont has a bill S 155 An act relating to regulating the use of drones (summary below) that was introduced on January 1, 2016. I’ve included a summary of the bill. For further research you can visit Vermont General Assembly and search for Drones and unmanned aerial.
Do not forget to always abide by the FAA regulations no matter where you fly.
- Fly your Drone below 400 FT
- Fly with local clubs
- Inspect your aircraft before you fly
- Take a lesson before you fly
- Don’t fly your drone beyond line of sight
- Don’t fly near airports or any manned aircraft
- Don’t fly near people or stadiums
- Don’t be careless or reckless, you could be fined if you endanger people or other aircraft
- Don’t fly anything that weighs more than 55lbs.
- Don’t fly for payment or commercial purposes unless specifically authorized by the FAA
Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to establish regulations for the use of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles. The bill proposes to permit a law enforcement agency to use a drone only if the agency obtains a warrant or if emergency circumstances exist.
- LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF DRONES
- USE OF DRONES IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
- NON-LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF DRONES