Georgia Drone Laws
State Rules and Regulations
Federal airspace laws take precedence over state drone laws. If a state or local law directly conflicts with FAA regulations, the state or local law is likely to be invalidated.
'Unmanned aircraft system' means a powered, aerial vehicle that:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding correctional institutions of the state and counties, so as to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems to deliver or attempt to deliver contraband to a place of incarceration; to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems to photograph any place of incarceration without permission of the warden or superintendent of such place of incarceration; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
On November 2nd, 2016, the Governor of Georgia issued an executive order “That a Commission on Unmanned Aircraft Technology appointed by the Governor is hereby created to make state-level recommendations to the Governor consistent with current FAA regulations as well as the State’s business and public safety interests.”
The Governor appointed the following people to serve as members of the Commission of Unmanned Aircraft Technology: