Calif. Assembly OKs Drone Limits For Law Enforcement

Law360, San Diego (January 30, 2014, 8:40 PM EST) -- The California Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill that would put restrictions on when law enforcement and public agencies can use unmanned aerial vehicles and would require public entities to dispose of information collected by drones within six months.

On a 63-6 bipartisan vote, the state Assembly floor approved A.B. 1327, which aims to mandate law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant based on probable cause that a crime is being committed before using a drone unless they are responding to fires, hostage crises or other...
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