NJ Senate Passes Bill To Ensure Privacy From Drones

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 8:27 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Senate on Friday passed legislation to create guidelines for the use of unmanned aerial surveillance vehicles, better known as drones, in collecting intelligence information in the state in a measure designed to ensure individual privacy.

S2702 was passed unanimously by the state Senate, and would create specific guidelines for law enforcement agencies intending to use drones to collect intelligence information, requiring them to prove that use of a drone would collect relevant and material information about an ongoing criminal investigation. The bill's sponsors...
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