In order to fly first person view drone flights, you'll now need to get a background check from the TSA.
There was a three-year build up to this week's unprecedented $1.9 million drone fine.
The bill would have made it illegal to fly over any private property without permission.
"The legislature needs to send a signal that our society simply won’t put up with this nonsense."
Drones can provide a low-impact, unobtrusive platform to observe marine mammals in the wild, but regulations haven't caught up.
An order is not an order unless it comes from one specific FAA office, the agency says.
Unlike the US, Canada is pretty lax about commercial drone use. Wildlife scientists, filmmakers, and real estate photographers (to name a few) have taken advantage of these flying robots in Canadian airspace. Sarah Berman investigates further.
FAA is investigating the incident, photographer says attention is 'absolutely ridiculous'