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CS/HB 659: Drones

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; Fischer

Drones; Adds exception to prohibited uses of drone for managing & eradicating invasive exotic plants or animals on public lands & suppressing & mitigating wildfire threats.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/6/2020 House - Ordered enrolled -HJ 941
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/15/2019 House • Filed
    12/3/2019 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 54
    1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 54
    1/15/2020 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 392
    • Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 392
    1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    1/28/2020 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 448
    • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 446
    1/29/2020 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 462
    2/11/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/13/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
    2/13/2020 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 569
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 569
    2/20/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
    2/26/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 646
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 646
    • CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 647
    3/3/2020 Senate • In Messages
    3/4/2020 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 415
    • Received -SJ 415
    3/5/2020 Senate • Withdrawn from Environment and Natural Resources; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 419
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for CS/SB 822 -SJ 419
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 419
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/6/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 483
    • CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 483
    3/6/2020 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 941

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  • CS/HB 659, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/7/2020 at 12:47 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 822 (c1) Drones Albritton Identical Last Action: 3/5/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 659 -SJ 419

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 659, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/28/2020 at 5:37 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/13/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 822 (c1) Drones Albritton Identical Last Action: 3/5/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 659 -SJ 419

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    174279 - Amendment
    Between lines 7 and 8, insert:
    Sabatini 2/21/2020
    2:32 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    2/24/2020
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/26/2020 2:18 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/6/2020 10:24 AM Senate 40 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 659, Original Filed Version Posted 11/15/2019 at 1:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2020 (pdf)
    Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/29/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 822 (c1) Drones Albritton Similar Last Action: 3/5/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 659 -SJ 419

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    116539 - Amendment
    Remove lines 32-33 and insert:
    Fischer 1/27/2020
    7:13 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/28/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone. Page 1 (pdf)

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