Pa. Lawmaker Latest To Float Bill To Curb Drone Use

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania Democratic state representative on Tuesday became the latest lawmaker to unveil legislation that would require police to obtain a warrant before using domestic drones, amid widespread privacy and security concerns over the intrusiveness of this surveillance method.

House Bill 2516 — introduced by State Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia — would amend Title 18 of the Pennsylvania consolidated statutes by creating a new section that would require law enforcement officials to obtain an authorization order form from a superior court judge before legally using unmanned...
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