Drones (Support) 

Drones (Support) 

CS/SB 624 (Young) and CS/HB 471 (Yarborough) allow police departments to use drones to gather evidence at a crime or traffic crash scene. Use of drones for this purpose is prohibited under current law. The bill also prohibits a person from operating a drone over a “fixed-site facility.” A “fixed-site facility” is defined as a property enclosed by a fence or other physical barrier that is designed to excluded intruders or is marked with signs indicating entry is forbidden, such as a state correctional institution and county detention facility. (Branch)