Judiciary Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-148

Title:

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE WEAPONIZATION OF DRONES BASED ON A PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY.

Vote Date:

3/30/2016

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Substitute

PH Date:

2/29/2016

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Program Review and Investigations Committee

Substitute Language: Section (2) (b) removes the authority of a law enforcement officer to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle to release tear gas or remotely control a deadly weapon.

REASONS FOR BILL:

See Program Review and Investigations Committee Joint Favorable Report

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

See Program Review and Investigations Committee Joint Favorable Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

See Program Review and Investigations Committee Joint Favorable Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

See Program Review and Investigations Committee Joint Favorable Report

Reported by: George Marinelli

April 5, 2016