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Section 259.303

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 436 of 2016

***** 259.303 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE MARCH 29, 2019: See 259.303.amended *****



259.303 Definitions.

Sec. 3.

As used in this act:

(a) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity.

(b) "Political subdivision" means a county, city, village, township, or other political subdivision, public corporation, authority, or district in this state.

(c) "Unmanned aircraft system" means an unmanned aircraft and all of the associated support equipment, control station, data links, telemetry, communications, navigation equipment, and other equipment necessary to operate the unmanned aircraft.

(d) "Unmanned aircraft" means an aircraft flown by a remote pilot via a ground control system, or autonomously through use of an on-board computer, communication links, and any additional equipment that is necessary for the unmanned aircraft to operate safely.


History: 2016, Act 436, Eff. Apr. 4, 2017


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