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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Aeronautics Act is amended by
adding Section 42.1 as follows:
(620 ILCS 5/42.1 new)
Regulation of unmanned aircraft systems.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Unmanned aircraft" means a device used or intended to be
used for flight in the air that is operated without the
possibility of direct human intervention within or on the
"Unmanned aircraft system" means an unmanned aircraft and
its associated elements, including communication links and the
components that control the unmanned aircraft, that are
required for the safe and efficient operation of the unmanned
aircraft in the national airspace system.
(b) To the extent that State-level oversight does not
conflict with federal laws, rules, or regulations, the
regulation of an unmanned aircraft system is an exclusive power
and function of the State. No unit of local government,
including home rule unit, may enact an ordinance or resolution
to regulate unmanned aircraft systems. This Section is a denial