Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 624
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Young) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section
    6  330.41, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         330.41 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act.—
    8         (2) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this act, the term:
    9         (a) “Critical infrastructure facility” means any of the
   10  following, if completely enclosed by a fence or other physical
   11  barrier that is obviously designed to exclude intruders, or if
   12  clearly marked with a sign or signs which indicate that entry is
   13  forbidden and which are posted on the property in a manner
   14  reasonably likely to come to the attention of intruders:
   15         1. An electrical power generation or transmission facility,
   16  substation, switching station, or electrical control center.
   17         2. A chemical or rubber manufacturing or storage facility.
   18         3. A mining facility.
   19         4. A natural gas or compressed gas compressor station,
   20  storage facility, or natural gas or compressed gas pipeline.
   21         5. A liquid natural gas or propane gas terminal or storage
   22  facility with a capacity of 4,000 gallons or more.
   23         6. Any portion of an aboveground oil or gas pipeline.
   24         7. A wireless communications facility, including the tower,
   25  antennae, support structures, and all associated ground-based
   26  equipment.
   27         8.A state correctional institution as defined in s. 944.02
   28  or a private correctional facility authorized under chapter 957.
   29         9.A secure detention center or facility, a nonsecure
   30  residential facility, a high-risk residential facility, or a
   31  maximum-risk residential facility as defined in s. 985.03.
   32         10.A county detention facility as defined in s. 951.23.
   33         Section 2. Paragraph (c) of subsection (4) of section
   34  934.50, Florida Statutes, is amended, and paragraph (k) is added
   35  to that subsection, to read:
   36         934.50 Searches and seizure using a drone.—
   37         (4) EXCEPTIONS.—This section does not prohibit the use of a
   38  drone:
   39         (c) If the law enforcement agency possesses reasonable
   40  suspicion that, under particular circumstances, swift action is
   41  needed to prevent imminent danger to life or serious damage to
   42  property;, to forestall the imminent escape of a suspect or the
   43  destruction of evidence; to facilitate the collection of
   44  evidence at a crime scene or traffic crash scene;, or to achieve
   45  purposes including, but not limited to, facilitating the search
   46  for a missing person.
   47         (k)By a local or state agency when used in the assessment
   48  of damage, flood state, wildfire, or land management, or the
   49  monitoring and collection of scientific or marketing data.
   50         Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2018.
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   53  And the title is amended as follows:
   54         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   55  and insert:
   56                        A bill to be entitled                      
   57         An act relating to drones; amending s. 330.41, F.S.;
   58         redefining the term “critical infrastructure
   59         facility”; amending s. 934.50, F.S.; authorizing the
   60         use of a drone if a law enforcement agency possesses
   61         reasonable suspicion that, under particular
   62         circumstances, swift action is needed to facilitate
   63         the collection of evidence at a crime scene or traffic
   64         crash scene; authorizing the use of a drone by a local
   65         or state agency when used in the assessment of damage,
   66         flood state, wildfire, or land management, or the
   67         monitoring and collection of scientific or marketing
   68         data; providing an effective date.