HB 328 - This Act makes it a crime to fly an unmanned aircraft system to do any of the following: (1) Harass another person on private property. (2) Invade the privacy of another person on private property. (3) Violate or fail to obey a domestic violence protective order. A violation of a crime created by this Act is punished consistent with the existing penalties under § 1334 of Title 11, which are as follows: (1) An unclassified misdemeanor for a first offense. (2) A class B misdemeanor for a second or subsequent offense. (3) A class A misdemeanor if physical injury to a person or damage to property occurs as a result of a violation. View The Bill
HB 30 - Unmanned aircraft systems are capable of introducing contraband into detention facilities without undergoing correctional officer inspections. This bill seeks to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to introduce contraband into detention facilities. This bill makes it a class F felony to deliver or attempt to deliver contraband by use of a drone. View The Bill
NACDL has not identified any active legislation for this state.
Previously Introduced Legislation (2021)
HB 232 - Establishes that unmanned aircraft systems are not subject to state aircraft fees. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2019)
HB 84 - Requires certain registered aircraft owners to pay an annual fee, including an unmanned aircraft system. View The Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2018)
HB 419 - This bill makes it a class F felony to deliver or attempt to deliver contraband by use of a drone. View The Bill
HB 427 - This Act does all of the following: (1) Requires certain registered aircraft owners to pay an annual fee. (2) Provides exceptions for registered aircraft based in Delaware. (3) Directs the Department to collect fees, as provided for in this Act. (4) Requires the Department to deposit the funds collected under this Act into the Transportation Trust Fund. (5) Requires the Department to file a report with the Controller General by September 1 of each year detailing the revenue received under this subchapter and the expenditures associated with the Department’s responsibilities concerning aviation in this State. This Act takes effect on January 1, 2019. View The Bill
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Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 195 - An act to amend Title 11 of the Delaware code relating to unmanned aircraft systems. View The Bill