California Senate Bans Warrantless Drone Surveillance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A bill that would drastically restrict the use of drones by law enforcement in California passed the Senate and now heads back to the Assembly for concurrence on amendments before moving on to the governor’s desk for a signature. AB1327 requires law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant based on probable cause before it can operate a drone, with a few exceptions.

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New Drone Film Raises Important Questions

DRONES, a film available on demand from iTunes and Amazon, follows two drone operators on a remote location as they face moral dilemmas while tasked with killing suspected terrorist operatives. And while it focuses on the use of drones on the foreign battlefield, the film addresses issues that will soon face us right here at home.

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CA Senate panel passes bill to ban warrantless drone surveillance

A California bill to strictly limit drone use passed out of an important state senate committee last week, and is now slated to receive a vote from the full senate. The bill had previously passed through the state assembly by a 63-6 vote. Assembly Bill 1327 (AB1327) passed through the Senate Appropriations Committee on Jun.…

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California Action Alert: Support AB1327 to Nullify Warrantless Drone Spying

AB1327, a bill that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by government officials within the state of California, was introduced on Feb. 22 by Assemblyman Jeff Gorrell (R-44). It passed in the state assembly by a 63-6 vote. It has since been moved to the Senate Appropriations Committee where it will need to pass through a majority before the full state senate can have chance to concur with the assembly’s decision.

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CA Senate committee passes bill to ban warrantless drone surveillance

SACRAMENTO., May 15, 2014 – A California bill to strictly limit drone use passed out of an important state senate committee this week, and is now slated to receive a vote from the full senate. The bill had previously passed through the state assembly by a 63-6 vote.

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Louisiana Action Alert: Stop Warrantless Drone Spying

SB330 is a bill that would ban warrantless drone spying by law enforcement in Louisiana.  It was introduced February 27 by Sen. Dan Claitor (R-16).

STATUS: SB330 has passed in the Senate, and has been sent to the House for consideration. It is currently in the House Administration of Criminal Justice

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