HB 1341 - Concerning the use of unmanned aerial systems near certain protected marine species. View the Bill
HB 1379 - Establishing an unpiloted aircraft system state coordinator and program funding source. View the Bill
NACDL has not identified any active legislation for this state.
Previously Introduced Legislation (2022)
SB 5483 - Defines an “unpiloted aircraft system” as an aircraft operated without the possibility of direct human intervention from within or on the aircraft and provides that it is synonymous with the term “unmanned aircraft system.” Establishes that an unpiloted aircraft system must meet the same criteria and standards established by the federal aviation administration for an unmanned aircraft system. View the Bill
HB 1470 - Extends certain aerospace tax preferences to include unmanned aircraft systems. View the Bill
SB 5350 - Extends certain aerospace industry tax preferences to commercial unmanned aircraft systems manufacturing. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2020)
SB 6471 - This bill establishes an air operations branch, tasking the air operations branch director to assess the ongoing needs and capabilities of aviation emergency response within the state to include both manned and unmanned aircraft (among other things). View the Bill
HB 2766 - Establishes an air operations branch. View the Bill
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HB 2836 - This bill establishes an unpiloted aircraft system state coordinator. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2019)
HB 1766 –Outlines unlawful use of an unmanned aircraft. View the Bill
SB 5138 – Requires unmanned aircrafts to be registered with the state department of transportation. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2018)
HB 1049 –An act making it unlawful to launch an unmanned aircraft in Washington State without specific federal authorization. View the Bill
HB 1381 –Addressing the use of unmanned aircraft to deliver contraband. View the Bill
HB 2363 –Addresses the use of unmanned aircraft to deliver contraband. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2017)
HB 1031 –A bill to make it unlawful to operate an unmanned aerial system near certain protected marine species. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2016)
HB 2774 – Relating to the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles near certain airports. View the Bill
SB 6437 – Relating to detecting and deterring dangerous drone operations near correctional facilities. View the Bill
Previously Introduced Legislation (2015)
HB 1093 – (SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 1ST SUB) Prohibits the use of unmanned aircraft equipped with sensing devices that collect personal information, including images of individuals on private property that could not have been captured without the assistance of the unmanned aircraft. View the Bill
HB 2016– Imposes limitations on the collection of information using unmanned aerial vehicles. View the Bill
SB 5499 – (AS OF SENATE 2ND READING 3/03/15) Prohibits an unmanned aerial vehicle from being used to facilitate or commit nefarious criminal purposes. View the Bill