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CS/CS/HB 1049: Use of Drones by Government Agencies

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice and Public Safety Subcommittee ; Giallombardo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Melo

Use of Drones by Government Agencies; Expands authorized uses of drones by law enforcement agencies & other specified entities; requires governmental agencies to take specified protective measures when using drones; requires DMS to publish list of approved drone manufacturers meeting specified security standards; requires governmental agency to use drone from approved list; requires DMS to establish minimum security standards for governmental agency drone use.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/23/2021 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 44
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2021 House • Filed
2/25/2021 House • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/18/2021 House • Added to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
3/22/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
3/23/2021 House • Reported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/24/2021 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
3/25/2021 House • Added to State Affairs Committee agenda
3/29/2021 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee
• Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
4/18/2021 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
4/19/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
4/20/2021 House • Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/23/2021 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 44
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 44