GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2015

S 1

SENATE BILL 622

 

 

Short Title: UAS/No LEO Surveillance of Private Property.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Senator Krawiec (Primary Sponsor).

Referred to:

Rules and Operations of the Senate.

March 30, 2015

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems by law enforcement agencies to photograph gatherings of persons on private property.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. G.S. 15A‑300.1(c) reads as rewritten:

"(c) Law Enforcement Exceptions. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, the use of unmanned aircraft systems by law enforcement agencies of the State or a political subdivision of the State is not prohibited in the following instances:

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(5) To photograph gatherings to which the general public is invited on public or private land."

SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.