Governor Whitmer Signs Bill Banning Drone Flights on Mackinac Island

An update on a bill banning most drone flights on Mackinac Island.

Tuesday, Governor Whitmer signed senate bill 129 into law.

It modifies the Michigan Unmanned Aircraft System Act to ban operation of drones on Mackinac Island that would interfere with horses.

Specific industries, such as news, law enforcement, and public utilities will still be allowed to operate on the island.