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CS/CS/SB 766: Surveillance by a Drone

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Hukill

Surveillance by a Drone; Prohibiting a person, a state agency, or a political subdivision from using a drone to capture an image of privately owned real property or of the owner, tenant, occupant, invitee, or licensee of such property with the intent to conduct surveillance without his or her written consent if a reasonable expectation of privacy exists; authorizing the use of a drone by a person or entity engaged in a business or profession licensed by the state in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-26
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2015 Senate • Filed
2/13/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 84
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 84
3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/10/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/10/2015 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 191
3/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/17/15, 11:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
3/19/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/24/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/24/2015 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
3/26/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 259
3/31/2015 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 269
4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/09/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/9/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/13/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 383
4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 465
• Amendment(s) adopted (641840) -SJ 465
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 465
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 575
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 2 -SJ 575
4/23/2015 House • In Messages
4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 847
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
• Received -HJ 847
4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 862
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 649 -HJ 862
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 881
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 882
4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-26