Gov. Tom Wolf signed the bill Friday, and it takes effect in 60 days.
Under it, the state imposes a fine of up to $300 on someone who uses a drone to invade someone else's privacy or puts someone in fear of being physically harmed.
The law imposes a more serious penalty for someone who uses a drone to ferry contraband to an inmate in a prison. That's a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of up to $25,000.
The law prohibits municipalities from regulating drones. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Jeff Pyle of Armstrong County, says he developed the bill's wording with the Federal Aviation Administration.
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