NJ advances bill barring drunken drone flying
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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey lawmakers passed legislation that would make it illegal to operate a drone while drunk.
The Democrat-led Senate approved the legislation 39-0 on Thursday.
The National Conference on State Legislatures says at least 38 states are considering drone legislation this year, going beyond the Federal Aviation Administration's regulations.
The New Jersey bill would make operating a drone under the influence of alcohol a disorderly persons
The legislation has already cleared a committee in the Democrat-controlled Assembly.