Posted May 06, 2018 05:18:13 The Texas Legislature on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow police and other public agencies to use drones to photograph and videotape public spaces.
The measure passed the Senate and the House on a party-line vote of 68-35.
The bill now heads to Gov.
Greg Abbott’s desk for his signature.
It’s a first for the Lone Star State, which has some of the strictest drone restrictions in the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement may not use drones for private purposes.
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less Texas law permits use of drone in public spaces article Posted Apr 27, 2018 15:16:20 A new bill, approved by the Texas Legislature, allows police and others to use unmanned aerial vehicles to photograph, record and videotage public spaces, the Texas Tribune reported.
The legislation passed the House and the Senate on a … more Photo: Houston Chronicle /Associated Press /Associated States Texas law provides for the use of unmanned aerial devices for the purpose of photography, recording and surveillance.
Texas law authorizes the use by law enforcement agencies for the purposes of protecting public health and safety and preventing the commission of crimes.
The state constitution allows local governments to enact their own ordinances regarding unmanned aerial systems.
less A new Bill, approved for the first time in Texas history, allows law enforcement and other private entities to use a small unmanned aerial vehicle for the sole purpose of capturing and photographing public spaces on the premises of a public facility, including public parks, hospitals, schools, and libraries, according to a bill signed Tuesday, March 16, 2020.
A bill signed by Gov.
Greg Abbott is seen on the right.
The Legislature approved the measure by a vote of 65-29 on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2021.
less The Texas Supreme Court ruled in July that the state’s law prohibiting the use or possession of drones for the filming of public places, including parks, cannot be used to restrict the use and deployment of unmanned … more Texas law provided for the, use by police and, other private institutions to, photograph, recording, and surveillance public spaces and areas.
The law authorises the use … more The Texas legislature approved a measure Tuesday that would, in part, provide police and law enforcement with the tools to use small drones for their own use, but the measure now heads for Gov.
Gregory Abbott’s signature.
less Legislative leaders on Tuesday voted 67-30 to approve a bill allowing police and private entities the ability to use drone technology to capture video, photographs and surveillance of public spaces for the public good, the Associated Press reported.
Under the measure, private entities could use unmanned aircraft for “non-commercial purposes” to photograph private spaces or “public parks” for public safety purposes.
less Senate Bill 977 would allow local governments and public entities to enact ordinances permitting use of small drones as an investigative tool to capture and photograph public spaces or areas on the grounds of a local public facility.
The House voted 52-49 to approve the bill.
less Under the proposal, private companies could use drones as a investigative tool for capturing and capturing public spaces that are owned by a city, town, city, county or city and county for public health, safety and order, public health or order, and public safety, the bill says.
The company must have a permit from the city, city or county.
less On Tuesday, April 25, 2020, Texas Senate Bill 1771 would allow the use in private places of drones as “non commercial tools” for the protection of the health, welfare and safety of individuals and communities, and the State of Texas is a “non state party,” the bill said.
The legislative chamber approved the bill by a party vote of 51-47.
less SB 1771, introduced by Sen. Bill Flores, would allow private entities in Texas to use aerial surveillance and photography as a non-commercial tool to protect public health in order to protect the health and welfare of individuals, the legislature approved Tuesday, May 01, 2020 during a special session.
less Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 1671 into law, allowing private companies to use the aerial surveillance, photography and surveillance capabilities of drones to protect and protect the public health of individuals in order that they can protect the safety and welfare.
The Governor said he signed SB 1671 at noon.
less State Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston), left, and Texas Rep. Don Huffines (R) react to the signing of a bill by Gov.-elect Greg Abbott (L), in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Austin.
Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott signed SB 1751 into law Tuesday, June 11, 2020 at noon, allowing the use, possession, and use of remote-controlled aircraft as a tool to preserve and protect public safety.
The new law, which Gov.-President Greg Abbott has already signed, gives the Department of Public Safety the authority to regulate, control and control the use