Drone legislation passed by Georgia lawmakers | AJC@ATL

A bill to ban weaponized drones, create a drone commission and clarify privacy protections that apply to drones gained final passage by the Georgia Legislature at the end of the session.

The legislation also includes language to preempt local ordinances regulating the operation or testing of drones that are adopted after April 1, 2016. And it would limit the use of drones by law enforcement for gathering evidence in a private…