House Bill 22

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Last Action became law without Governor's Signature (Acts, ch. 26)
Title AN ACT relating to public safety.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 2
Sponsors D. St. Onge, R. Meeks, J. Miller
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 446.010 to define "unmanned aircraft system"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 500 to prescribe permitted and prohibited uses of drones; provide exceptions; prohibit use of evidence obtained by a drone in violation of stated prohibitions; authorize that section to be cited as the "Citizens' Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 501 to clarify criminal liability for offenses committed using a drone; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create the offense of obstructing an emergency responder.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Obstructing an emergency responder
Crimes and Punishments - Warrantless drone surveillance, prohibition
Criminal Procedure - Warrantless drone surveillance, prohibition
Emergency Medical Services - Obstructing an emergency responder
Firearms and Weapons - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Military Affairs and Civil Defense - Drone surveillance by certain entities, military training exemption
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Police, City and County - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Police, State - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Public Safety - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Aeronautics and Aviation - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Constitution, Ky. - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Short Titles and Popular Names - Citizens' Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act
Local Mandate - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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06/05/17
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/02/18
  • introduced in House
  • to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
01/05/18
  • reassigned to Judiciary (H)
01/08/18
  • posted in committee
01/10/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
01/11/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/16/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 17, 2018
01/17/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
01/18/18
  • received in Senate
01/19/18
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/22/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/23/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2018
03/06/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/07/18
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/08/18
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
03/09/18
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute
  • passed 84-0
03/12/18
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/23/18
  • filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
03/24/18
  • became law without Governor's Signature (Acts, ch. 26)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Extend protection to contractors or emergency responders.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Obstructing an emergency responder
Crimes and Punishments - Warrantless drone surveillance, prohibition
Criminal Procedure - Warrantless drone surveillance, prohibition
Emergency Medical Services - Obstructing an emergency responder
Firearms and Weapons - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Military Affairs and Civil Defense - Drone surveillance by certain entities, military training exemption
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Police, City and County - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Police, State - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Public Safety - Warrantless drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Aeronautics and Aviation - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Constitution, Ky. - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition
Short Titles and Popular Names - Citizens' Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act
Local Mandate - Drone surveillance or use of armed drones by certain entities, prohibition

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