Surveillance Drones Face 2-Year Grounding In Va.

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 3:21 PM EST) -- The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to impose a two-year moratorium on the use of unmanned surveillance drones for any state or local law enforcement agency, making it one of several states close to keeping the controversial gadgets grounded.

In an 83-16 vote, the House approved HB 2012, which states no drones can be used by law enforcement before July 1, 2015. Exceptions are made for Amber Alerts, when are issued when children are lost; Senior Alerts, which are issued when a senior...
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