Wis. Assembly Passes Drone Restrictions

Law360, Chicago (March 21, 2014, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to restrict the use of drones in the state by both private citizens and law enforcement, including setting up criminal penalties for equipping drones with weapons or using them to invade people's privacy.

The bipartisan legislation, Senate Bill 196, passed Wisconsin's lower house in a voice vote, sending it back to the state Senate to approve an amendment. The Senate had approved a prior version of the bill last month.

If Gov. Scott Walker signs the bill into...
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