Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS
Sarah Nilsson, JD, PhD, MAS

Wisconsin UAS Law

 

City of Hudson Municipal Ordinance

 

Town of Greenfield Municipal Ordinance

 

Outagamie County Ordinance 10.195 and 10.35

 

Green Bay Code Section 27.310

 

Chetek City Code 118-89

 

Antigo Resolution 090-15

 

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Bill History

Where just the name of the bill or resolution is hyperlinked in black that means that it is not yet law!

Note that bills that are now law are changed to blue font

 

AB 433 - failed to pass

 

AB 670 - An Act to renumber and amend 114.105; to amend 114.04; and to create 114.045, 114.105 (1) and 114.105 (3) of the statutes; Relating to: the operation of drones over state correctional institutions, the authority of political subdivisions to designate areas over which the operation of drones is limited, and providing a penalty.

 

AB 671 - failed to pass

 

SB 338 An Act to amend 29.083 (1), 29.083 (2) (a) (intro.), 29.083 (2) (a) 5., 29.083 (3) and 29.971 (11r) (a); and to create 29.083 (2) (a) 6., 29.083 (2) (a) 7., 29.083 (2) (a) 8. and 29.971 (11r) (am) of the statutes; Relating to: interfering with hunting, fishing, and trapping and providing criminal penalties

 

SB 497 - failed to pass

 

SB 498 - failed to pass

 

Wisconsin Statute 114.04 (2014) - prohibits "dangerous or damaging" flying of UAS over state land and waterways.

On May 23, 2013, the Wisconsin State Legislature enacted Senate Bill (SB) 196 (download below).

SB 196 requires law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using drones in a place where an individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy. The law also creates two new crimes; “possession of a weaponized drone” and “use of a drone.” Use of a drone creates a class A misdemeanor for a person who, with intent, observes another individual in a place where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy. Possession of a weaponized drone is a class H felony. 

 

sb196.pdf
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