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      RS 3:46     


§46. Stop orders

            A. When the commissioner has reason to believe that a violation has occurred, the commissioner may issue a stop order prohibiting the continued use of an unmanned aerial system.

            B. Any violation of a stop order shall constitute a separate violation.

            C. A stop order may be released by the commissioner upon a determination by the commissioner that the cause for issuing the stop order has been remedied.

            D. Any person aggrieved by a stop order may petition the commissioner for a hearing to contest the validity of the stop order by making a written request within five calendar days after issuance of the stop order. The hearing shall be held within ten calendar days of receipt of the written request for a hearing. The commissioner may appoint a hearing officer to preside over the matter. The commissioner shall issue a ruling in the matter. The hearing and any subsequent appeal shall be held in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act.

            E. Based upon the results of the hearing, or a consent agreement, the commissioner may take one or more of the following actions:

            (1) Release the stop order.

            (2) Require the cause for the stop order to be remedied prior to releasing the stop order.

            (3) Amend the stop order.

            Acts 2015, No. 166, §1, eff. June 23, 2015.

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