Vermont Senate Bill 18 (S.18) would severely restrict government use of drones in the state of Vermont. It has been referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary where it must pass successfully before it can receive a vote from the whole senate.
PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS – It doesn’t matter where you live in the state, please follow all these steps to support S.18.
1. Call the Senate Committee on Judiciary Chair, Dick Sears Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email. Make sure to request Chairman Behning by name after you call.
2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on S.18.
3. Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days. Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.
4. Spread the Word. Share this information widely by facebook, twitter, email and other social networks.