State Representatives Propose UAV Privacy Bill in New Hampshire

Posted by UAO Staff on January 20, 2014 No Comments
Categories : Policy & Regulations

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and privacy are on the agenda for the New Hampshire state legislature.

Two Republican state representatives, Neal Kurk and Joe Duarte, ‘have sponsored separate bills to require police to get a warrant if they want to use evidence obtained by using [UAVs] as surveillance,’ according to a report in the Valley News.

Similar legislation failed in New Hampshire last year because of potential conflicts with federal law. As such, the bill proposed by Kurk includes a provision ‘that it would only take effect if it's allowed under federal law.’

The bills sponsored by Kurk and Duarte do make exceptions for emergencies.

The full article can be found here.

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