HF2289, a bill in the Iowa house that would put severe restrictions on the use of drones by law enforcement within the state, was introduced earlier this year. It passed through the house by an 87-12 vote. It has now been referred to a Judiciary Subcommittee where it will need to pass by a majority before it can to go the whole senate for consideration.Details
On Feb. 12, the 4th Amendment Protection Act was introduced to ban state support or participation in federal warrantless surveillance programs. . (learn about it here) STATUS: SF2172 was referred to the Judiciary Committee where it will need to pass by majority vote before the full Senate can consider it. YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED NOW.…Details
Last year, State Representative Jason Schultz (R-18) introduced a bill that would add safeguards to protect Iowan citizens from unwarranted drone surveillanceDetails
Legislation has been introduced in the Iowa State House that would regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to protect the privacy rights of citizens.
HF427 was introduced last year by Rep. Jason Schultz (R-18) and was lying dormant in the Public Safety Committee ever since. In January, it was reassigned to a subcommittee for an initial hearing and vote. Today, the subcommittee approved the bill, moving it on to the next step - consideration and vote in the full committee.Details