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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/SB 766, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 12:47 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 (c3) Surveillance by a Drone Metz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 979 Drone Surveillance Smith Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 1178 (c1) Drone Privacy Richter Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S 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)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 766, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/22/2015 at 10:55 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 (c3) Surveillance by a Drone Metz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 979 Drone Surveillance Smith Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 1178 (c1) Drone Privacy Richter Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S 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)

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 2:02 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 2 Nays
    4/28/2015 11:35 AM House 117 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 766, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/10/2015 at 5:03 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 (c3) Surveillance by a Drone Metz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 979 Drone Surveillance Smith Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 1178 (c1) Drone Privacy Richter Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S 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)

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    756406 - Amendment
    Delete lines 57 - 66 and insert:
    Brandes 4/13/2015
    4:36 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    641840 - Amendment
    Delete lines 82 - 127 and insert:
    Hukill 4/20/2015
    9:52 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/22/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    566452 - Amendment
    Between lines 127 and 128 insert:
    Brandes 4/13/2015
    2:38 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    634926 - Amendment
    Between lines 154 and 155 insert:
    Brandes 4/13/2015
    2:38 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 766, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/26/2015 at 4:31 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/13/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 (c3) Surveillance by a Drone Metz Compare Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 979 Drone Surveillance Smith Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 1178 Drone Privacy Richter Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S 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)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    856286 - Amendment
    Delete lines 55 - 105 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Hukill)
    4/8/2015
    10:34 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2015 1:00 PM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 766, Original Filed Version Posted 2/9/2015 at 10:44 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/9/2015 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 3/10/2015 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/23/2015 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 (c2) Surveillance by a Drone Metz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 979 Drone Surveillance Smith Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 1178 Drone Privacy Richter Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S 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)

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    114264 - Amendment
    Delete lines 54 - 100 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Simpson)
    3/23/2015
    10:53 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/26/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 554452 - Amendment to Amendment (114264)
    Delete line 35 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Simpson)
    3/24/2015
    10:23 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/26/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    834932 - Amendment
    Between lines 77 and 78 insert:
    Judiciary
    (Simpson)
    3/23/2015
    10:53 AM
    Withdrawn
    3/24/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/10/2015 1:30 PM Community Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/24/2015 4:00 PM Judiciary 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 1 (pdf)

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