This section offers sources for current federal legislative and regulatory information.
This is the official site for U.S. federal legislative information that provides accurate, timely, and complete legislative information including records for every bill going back to 1973, the full text of bills from 1989 and the full text of laws from 1995. Congressional Record daily issues from 1995 can be accessed in full text as well. Also included are committee hearings and reports, members information and more. Legislative actions on issues concerning drones can be found by keyword search on the site.
Business Applications of Drone Technology: Innovation and the Use of Unmanned Aircraft
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Drone Use Outside the U.S.
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Image (left): Drone Co-habitation Services operates a Phantom 3 commercial multi-rotor unmanned aircraft.
Photograph by Dominic Hart.
Courtesy of NASA.
MEDIA ADVISORY M16-120, October 13, 2016
Defense Technical Information Center
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) serves the Department of Defense community as
the largest central resource for DOD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.
Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis. For regulations on drones use the following terms: Drones, UAV and UAS.
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This subscription database provides in-depth legislative news and analysis of the United States Congress. The database covers bills, hearings and debates, laws, voting records, and comittee reports and testimony, along with economic news and current budget information.
Federal Aviation Administration
Regulating civil aviation to promote safety. Encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology. Developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft. Researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics. Search for current information about drones using the following terms: Drones, UAV and UAS.
FDSys (Government Publishing Office)
Covers all types of US government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments.
Coverage is from 1976-present.
Last updated: 12/5/2017