DE HB419 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on June 26 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-06-26 - Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
Pending: Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


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.

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An Act To Amend Title 11 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Unmanned Aircraft Systems.


Roll Calls

2018-06-26 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-06-26 Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate
2018-06-26 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-26 Amendment HA 1 to HB 419 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-26 Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-22 Amendment HA 1 to HB 419 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Corrections) in House with 5 On Its Merits
2018-05-30 Introduced and Assigned to Corrections Committee in House

Delaware State Sources

Bill Comments