The Senate Judiciary Committee
today broadened a bill to regulate remote controlled aerial vehicles, commonly
Senate Bill 2608 originally sought to restrict the use of the machines to law
enforcement only. But it was amended to include other uses. "We'll look at what the FAA says about
unmanned aircraft," said Sen. Clayton Hee, committee chairman.
The hearing room was crowded with drone enthusiasts who fly the craft for
recreation. "We're relieved,"
drone retailer Travis Ryan said.