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New commercial drone rule takes effect

3:48 pm Aug. 29, 2016

Long-awaited federal drone regulations took effect Monday, making it easier for businesses to use drones for commercial purposes and driving potential growth of Georgia’s drone industry.

The new Federal Aviation Administration rule allows drones to legally

Gov. Deal vetoes drone legislation

6:39 pm May. 3, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation that would have put in new state regulations of drones.

Deal in a veto statement wrote that he is appreciative of the work on the matter “and for realizing the

Drone business is big in Georgia, industry group says

4:22 pm Apr. 13, 2016

Georgia’s drone business is one of the top 15 in the nation measured by the number of exemptions for commercial drone operations granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, according to an industry group.

Businesses in the

Drone legislation up in air in Georgia Legislature

4:35 pm Mar. 21, 2016

Legislation passed by the Georgia Senate that would ban weaponized drones and create a state drone commission faces some uncertainty as the legislative session reaches its final days this week.

The bill passed by the Senate