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CS/SB 1178: Drone Privacy

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Richter

Drone Privacy; Citing this act as the "Florida Privacy Act"; specifying situations in or purposes for which it is lawful to capture an image with a drone; prohibiting the use of a drone to capture an image of an individual or privately owned real property in certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to review the potential impact on public safety from commercial applications of unmanned aerial systems and submit a report, in coordination with the Office of Insurance Regulation, to the Governor and the Legislature by a certain date, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
Location: In committee/council (ACJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2015 Senate • Filed
2/27/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 114
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 114
4/2/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/07/15, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/8/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/13/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/13/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 422
4/14/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 422
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 424
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)