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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AL52 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: +Prohibition Regarding Weapons 
Abstract: This rulemaking would Implement the following requirement of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018: Section 363, Prohibition Regarding Weapons, provides as follows: (a) IN GENERAL. – Unless authorized by the Administrator, a person may not operate an unmanned aircraft or unmanned aircraft system that is equipped or armed with a dangerous weapon. (b) DANGEROUS WEAPON DEFINED. – In this section, the term "dangerous weapon" has the meaning given that term in section 930(g)(2) of title 18, United States Code. (c) PENALTY. – A person who violates this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000 for each violation. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 107    14 CFR 91   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 40103    49 U.S.C. 44701    Pub L. 115-254    Stat 3308   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Edwin Miller
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Avenue SW, Commercial Operations Branch, 55 M Street SE,
Washington, DC 20591
Phone:202 267-1191
Email: edwin.miller@faa.gov