There are two proposed California drone bills:
California Assembly Bill 1327 was introduced in Feburary 2013 by Assembly Members Gorell and Bradford. The bill prohibits public agencies from using drones except for law enforcement with a proper warrant.
California Senate Bill 15 was introduced in December 2012 by Senator Padilla. It makes it illegal to secretly record or eavesdrop on private communications. The bill also prohibits weaponized drones.
- Jason Koebler, “California Drone Bill Seeks to Stem Paparazzi Abuse,” US News and World Reports, June 2013.
- Brian Bennett, “Immigration Bill would restrict drone use in California,” LA Times, May 2013.