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This is silly and wasteful. .55 lbs is well within the toy range. Good old American Moral Panic. (Remember when it was chewing gum?)
You know what else is dangerous to aircraft near the ground? Water balloons, catapults with rocks, baseballs, kites, and the toy R/C aircraft we've had for decades that have always been much harder to fly safely. What makes one toy copter a 'drone' (ooh, scary word!) and another not?
And if someone really wants to fly irrespnsosibly, they're not going to display the number on the toy anyway.
Regulate big unmanned aircraft. Not toys. Prosecute anyone who interferes with an airport.
Don't make this more complex than it needs to be. The real problem: R/C toys have seen a surge in popularity due to cost/ease improvements. Anything that is popular will sometimes be used badly. But what, really, is the scale of this problem? How many incidents?
Seems more reasonable to register skateboard owners. I bet they cause many more accidents. Rollerblades too. Also frisbees.