2013 Regular Session



Criminal Procedure - Law Enforcement Agencies - Use of Drones

Sponsored by:

Delegate George


In the House - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a law enforcement agency from using a drone to gather evidence or other information without a warrant, except under specified circumstances; authorizing an aggrieved party to initiate a specified civil action against a law enforcement agency; establishing that evidence obtained or collected in violation of the Act is not admissible as evidence in a criminal prosecution in a court of law in the State; and defining terms.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates George, Dwyer, and W. Miller
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Aircraft
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Search and Seizure
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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October 24, 2017 1:05 P.M.