DJI drone ban bill PASSED in House of Reps—it's not law the President wanted but it really might happen this time!

Elise Stefanik and a drone
(Image credit: Elise Stefanik)

UPDATE: Today the House of Representatives passed a bill which effectively bans DJI drones, which could now very well become law. We look at the prospects for the Senate overturning the DJI drone ban here, and what will happen to your DJI drone here.

It didn’t happen the way American children learn how a bill becomes law. An idea is debated in both houses of Congress, and approved, before being signed into law by the President. An elegant system of checks and balances, you might think, but right now (as The Simpsons learned) amendments and consolidation are where the real action is.

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook