FL S0766 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (? 2-1)
Status: Passed on May 15 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-05-15 - Chapter No. 2015-26
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Prohibiting a person, a state agency, or a political subdivision from using a drone to capture an image of privately owned real property or of the owner, tenant, occupant, invitee, or licensee of such property with the intent to conduct surveillance without his or her written consent if a reasonable expectation of privacy exists; authorizing the use of a drone by a person or entity engaged in a business or profession licensed by the state in certain circumstances, etc.

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Surveillance by a Drone


Roll Calls

2015-04-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#380 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-04-23 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#17 (Y: 37 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-05-15 Chapter No. 2015-26
2015-05-14 Approved by Governor
2015-05-07 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-04-28SenateOrdered enrolled
2015-04-28HouseCS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0
2015-04-28HouseRead 3rd time
2015-04-27HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-27HouseSubstituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 649
2015-04-27HouseRead 2nd time
2015-04-24HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
2015-04-24HouseReferred to Calendar
2015-04-23HouseIn Messages
2015-04-23SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 2
2015-04-23SenateRead 3rd time
2015-04-22SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-22SenateOrdered engrossed
2015-04-22SenateAmendment(s) adopted (641840)
2015-04-22SenateRead 2nd time
2015-04-14SenateRetained on Special Order Calendar
2015-04-13SenateCS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time
2015-04-10SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
2015-04-10SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-04-10SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2015-04-09SenateCS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2015-04-06SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/09/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2015-03-31SenateCS by Judiciary read 1st time
2015-03-26SenateNow in Appropriations
2015-03-26SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2015-03-24SenateCS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2015-03-19SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/24/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2015-03-12SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/17/15, 11:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
2015-03-10SenateNow in Judiciary
2015-03-10SenateFavorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
2015-03-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/10/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2015-02-13SenateReferred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H0649 (Same As) 2015-04-27 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
S1178 (Similar To) 2015-05-01 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)
H0979 (Similar To) 2015-04-28 - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 766 (Ch. 2015-26)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
93450Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0766/Vote/SenateVote_s0766e1017.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0766/Vote/HouseVote_s0766e1380.PDF

Bill Comments