The first requires that a warrant be issued before any law enforcement agency uses a drone within the state. The legislation is restrictive enough that drone use would be severely curtailed.
The second is a full ban on the use of drones by law enforcement, criminalizing their use.
PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT V1: WARRANT REQUIREMENT FOR BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES PRIOR TO THE USE OF DRONES
PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT V2: BAN ON THE USE OF DRONES BY FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES
**Legislation drafted by Blake Filippi
Blake Filippi [send him email] is a Legal Analyst for the Tenth Amendment Center. He is also the director of the Rhode Island Liberty Coalition, a constitutional attorney and the initial author of resolutions opposing NDAA detention provisions being introduced around the country. Visit RI Liberty online at www.riliberty.com.