Florida Governor Signs Law Limiting Drone Surveillance On Private Property

Mealey's (May 27, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT) -- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on May 14 signed into law a bill that prohibits the use of “a drone to capture an image of privately owned real property” or anyone on such private property (Senate Bill 0766: Surveillance by a Drone, Fla. Sen.).

(Bill available. Document #97-150521-064L.)

Private Property

Florida Sen. Dorothy L. Hukill filed the bill in February 2015 and introduced it in March. The bill also bears the short title “Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act” and is related to “surveillance by...
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