H.R. 2892: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010October 29, 2009 at 1:28 pm | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
The President Obama signed H.R. 2892: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010 into law on October 28, 2009. The bill includes a provision for the domestic use of UAVs:
Sec. 544. (a) Not later than 3 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall consult with the Secretaries of Defense and Transportation and develop a concept of operations for unmanned aircraft systems in the United States national airspace system for the purposes of border and maritime security operations.