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UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS ACT

Act 436 of 2016

AN ACT to provide for the operation and regulation of unmanned aircraft systems in this state; to create the unmanned aircraft systems task force; to provide for the powers and duties of state and local governmental officers and entities; and to prohibit conduct related to the operation of unmanned aircraft systems and prescribe penalties.


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


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 259.301SectionShort title.
Section 259.303SectionDefinitions.
Section 259.303.amendedSectionDefinitions.
Section 259.305SectionPolitical subdivision; limitations; powers; federal preemption; conflict with other sections of law.
Section 259.307.addedSectionProhibited use of an unmanned aircraft system; exceptions; permit, license, order, or other decree; notice of state-owned or operated; consent; information exempt from freedom of information act; applicability.
Section 259.311SectionOperation of unmanned aircraft system; person authorized by Federal Aviation Administration.
Section 259.313SectionOperation of unmanned aircraft system; manner.
Section 259.320.addedSectionCriminal liability; offense committed with aid of an unmanned aircraft system; exception.
Section 259.321SectionOperation of unmanned aircraft system; interference with official duties prohibited.
Section 259.321.amendedSectionOperation of unmanned aircraft system; interference with official duties prohibited.
Section 259.322SectionOperation of unmanned aircraft system; harassment, violation of order, or invasion of privacy prohibited; definition; individual registered as sex offender.
Section 259.323SectionViolation as misdemeanor; penalty; other violation of law.
Section 259.330.addedSectionMichigan aeronautics commission; duties; departmental support.
Section 259.331SectionUnmanned aircraft systems task force.
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