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SB 518: Drones

GENERAL BILL by Diaz

Drones; Expanding the authorized uses of drones by a state agency or political subdivision to include the assessment of damage due to natural disasters, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 44 (Ch. 2021-165)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2021 Senate • Filed
1/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 71
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 71
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 238
3/10/2021 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/30/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 341
3/31/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/13/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/16/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/21 -SJ 559
4/21/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 517
• Read 3rd time -SJ 517
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 517
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
4/23/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/26/2021)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/26/2021 House • Amendment 115797 filed
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 115797 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/27/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Passed as amended; YEAS 102, NAYS 15
4/27/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/27/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 44 (Ch. 2021-165)