Christie Refuses To Sign NJ Drone Warrant Bill

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 2:55 PM EST) -- A New Jersey bill designed to curtail the use of aerial drones by law enforcement agencies lost steam Tuesday when Gov. Chris Christie declined to take action on it.

Christie used his “pocket veto” power on S-2702, a bill that would have barred law enforcement agencies from collecting information using aerial drones without a warrant, except under special circumstances or with the written consent of the person or property owner being observed. The bill expired Tuesday after Christie refused to sign or veto it.

The bill...
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