S. 1314 - Commercial UAS Modernization Act

Transportation and public works. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish an interim rule for the operation of small unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes and their safe integration into the national airspace system. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Commercial UAS Modernization Act

S. 1314 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to establish an interim rule for the operation of small unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes and their safe integration into the national airspace system. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish an interim rule for the operation of small unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes and their safe integration into the national airspace system.
Other Titles
  • Commercial UAS Modernization Act
  • Commercial UAS Modernization Act
Sponsor
Cory A. Booker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Accidents
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aviation and airports
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Department of Transportation
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Life, casualty, property insurance
  • Research and development
  • Technology assessment
  • Transportation safety and security
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/13/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/13/2015
5/13/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
5/13/2015Introduced in Senate
3/10/2016Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-635.
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $16,890 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $41,494 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $110,814 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $119,681 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $62,031 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $92,475 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $129,516 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $27,097 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $121,757 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $129,549 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $86,135 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $136,925 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $28,375 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $42,400 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $82,900 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $99,391 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $36,643 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $107,131 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $108,531 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $55,700 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $110,356 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $136,796 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $89,090 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $271,324 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $72,050 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $70,000 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $137,695 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $147,977 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $91,650 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $201,545 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $170,436 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $72,912 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $157,117 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $197,300 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $100,315 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $111,804 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $23,715 Against $0

Votes

    5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Commercial UAS Modernization Act

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
    Wynne, Brian (2015, May 12). Statement From Brian Wynne, President and CEO of AUVSI on the Commercial UAS Modernization Act. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.
    Consumer Electronics Association
    Senator Cory Booker (2015, May 12). Broad Support Lining Up Behind Booker-Hoeven Bill to Boost Commercial Drone Innovation. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Senator Cory Booker.
    Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
    McQuinn, Alan (2015, May 13). Why Congress Should Back a Stopgap Commercial Drone Bill. Retrieved May 19, 2015, from ITIF.
    National Association of Broadcasters
    Senator Cory Booker (2015, May 12). Broad Support Lining Up Behind Booker-Hoeven Bill to Boost Commercial Drone Innovation. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Senator Cory Booker.
    Small UAV Coalition
    Senator Cory Booker (2015, May 12). Broad Support Lining Up Behind Booker-Hoeven Bill to Boost Commercial Drone Innovation. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Senator Cory Booker.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,500$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$92,595$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,325$0
    John BarrassoRWY$46,900$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$78,100$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$42,650$0
    Roy BluntRMO$107,450$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,050$0
    John BoozmanRAR$54,250$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$47,901$0
    Richard BurrRNC$45,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$18,335$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$10,700$0
    Ben CardinDMD$15,696$0
    Tom CarperDDE$19,540$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$31,550$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$42,700$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$12,200$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$17,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$29,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$37,550$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$25,302$0
    John CornynRTX$63,293$0
    Tom CottonRAR$19,100$0
    Mike CrapoRID$36,300$0
    Ted CruzRTX$40,770$0
    Steve DainesRMT$35,575$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$45,374$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$32,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$24,900$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$10,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$33,989$0
    Deb FischerRNE$11,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$26,250$0
    Al FrankenDMN$23,804$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$56,950$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$86,779$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$22,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,625$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,281$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$18,050$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$30,150$0
    Dean HellerRNV$43,250$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$9,000$0
    John HoevenRND$20,670$0
    Jim InhofeROK$13,100$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$54,200$0
    Tim KaineDVA$60,408$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$17,850$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$58,055$0
    James LankfordROK$19,750$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$87,550$0
    Mike LeeRUT$29,670$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$34,666$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$66,300$0
    John McCainRAZ$10,700$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$50,381$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$99,843$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$68,772$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$23,429$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,700$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$22,062$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,300$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$36,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$32,610$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$47,559$0
    Rand PaulRKY$10,651$0
    David PerdueRGA$17,450$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$27,400$0
    Rob PortmanROH$98,539$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
    Jim RischRID$22,650$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$26,600$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$33,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$58,785$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,740$0
    Ben SasseRNE$16,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$51,300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$118,436$0
    Tim ScottRSC$65,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$7,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$38,200$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,800$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$23,071$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$25,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$47,466$0
    John ThuneRSD$107,398$0
    Thom TillisRNC$31,150$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$44,168$0
    Tom UdallDNM$80,600$0
    David VitterRLA$5,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$66,597$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$68,738$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$19,116$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$29,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$52,653$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,500$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$92,595$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$22,325$0
    John BarrassoRWY$46,900$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$78,100$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$42,650$0
    Roy BluntRMO$107,450$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$75,050$0
    John BoozmanRAR$54,250$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$47,901$0
    Richard BurrRNC$45,750$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$18,335$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$10,700$0
    Ben CardinDMD$15,696$0
    Tom CarperDDE$19,540$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$31,550$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$42,700$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$12,200$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$17,500$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$29,500$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$37,550$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$25,302$0
    John CornynRTX$63,293$0
    Tom CottonRAR$19,100$0
    Mike CrapoRID$36,300$0
    Ted CruzRTX$40,770$0
    Steve DainesRMT$35,575$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$45,374$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$32,500$0
    Mike EnziRWY$24,900$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$10,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$33,989$0
    Deb FischerRNE$11,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$26,250$0
    Al FrankenDMN$23,804$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$56,950$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$86,779$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$22,500$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,625$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$73,281$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$18,050$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$30,150$0
    Dean HellerRNV$43,250$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$9,000$0
    John HoevenRND$20,670$0
    Jim InhofeROK$13,100$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$33,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$54,200$0
    Tim KaineDVA$60,408$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$1,500$0
    Mark KirkRIL$17,850$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$58,055$0
    James LankfordROK$19,750$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$87,550$0
    Mike LeeRUT$29,670$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$34,666$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$66,300$0
    John McCainRAZ$10,700$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$50,381$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$99,843$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$68,772$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$23,429$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,700$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$22,062$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$6,300$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$36,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$32,610$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$47,559$0
    Rand PaulRKY$10,651$0
    David PerdueRGA$17,450$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$27,400$0
    Rob PortmanROH$98,539$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0
    Jim RischRID$22,650$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$26,600$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$33,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$58,785$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$5,740$0
    Ben SasseRNE$16,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$51,300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$118,436$0
    Tim ScottRSC$65,250$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$7,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$38,200$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,800$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$23,071$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$25,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$47,466$0
    John ThuneRSD$107,398$0
    Thom TillisRNC$31,150$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$44,168$0
    Tom UdallDNM$80,600$0
    David VitterRLA$5,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$66,597$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$68,738$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$19,116$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$29,000$0
    Ron WydenDOR$52,653$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial TV & radio stations$2,723,500
    Computer manufacture & services$903,616
    Communications & Electronics$170,401

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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