2017 House Bill 4063

Senate Roll Call 111: Passed

To make it a crime to intentionally aim a laser or other beam of directed energy at an aircraft, with violators subject to a $10,000 fine and five years in prison. The bill defines "directed energy device" as one that “emits highly focused energy and is capable of transferring that energy to a target to damage or interfere with its operation”.

37 Yeas / 0 Nays
Republican (26 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (11 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)