Missouri to ban warrantless use of spy drones in state…

Missouri to ban warrantless use of spy drones in state

Bill: HB46 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Guernsey, HB46 states that no person, entity, or state agency shall use a manned aircraft, drone, or unmanned aircraft to gather evidence or other information pertaining to criminal conduct or conduct in violation of a statute or regulation except to the extent authorized in a warrant. In addition, drones may not be used to conduct surveillance or observation under the doctrine of open fields of any individual, property owned by an individual, farm, or agricultural industry without the consent of that individual, property owner, farm or agricultural industry. Finally, drones may not be used to conduct surveillance of any individual or property owned by an individual or business without the consent of that individual or property owner.

Also: “Missouri House votes 87-66 to prohibit warrantless drone spying”

“Missouri lawmakers advance bans on drones”

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