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      RS 3:43     


§43. Licenses and registration

            A. Each person operating an unmanned aerial system in the course of an agricultural commercial operation shall obtain a license from the department, which shall be issued upon the applicant meeting the following requirements:

            (1) Applicants shall submit a written application to the department as provided by the commissioner by rule.

            (2) Prior to applying for a license, each applicant shall complete an agricultural education and safety training course administered by the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service or the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center and comply with any other licensing requirements established by the commissioner by rule.

            B. Each unmanned aerial system operated in the course of an agricultural commercial operation shall be registered with the department.

            C. Licenses and registrations shall be valid for three years and may be renewed for additional three-year periods in accordance with rules adopted by the commissioner.

            Acts 2015, No. 166, §1, eff. June 23, 2015; Acts 2016, No. 545, §1.

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