General Assembly: 85 (2014 Regular GA) - Chapter 1111 - Unmanned aerial vehicles

Published: 2014-05-23

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H.F. 2289

AN ACT relating to the regulation and use of unmanned aerial vehicles.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 321.492B Use of unmanned aerial vehicle — prohibition — traffic law enforcement. The state or a political subdivision of the state shall not use an unmanned aerial vehicle for

traffic law enforcement.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 808.15 Unmanned aerial vehicle — information — admissibility. Information obtained as a result of the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle is not admissible

as evidence in a criminal or civil proceeding, unless the information is obtained pursuant to the authority of a search warrant, or unless the information is otherwise obtained in amanner that is consistent with state and federal law.

Sec. 3. UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE — REPORT. The department of public safety, in consultation with the attorney general, state and local agencies, and other interested organizations, including but not limited to organizations with expertise in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, shall examine whether the Iowa criminal code should be modified to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, shall develop model guidelines for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and shall report such guidelines to the general assembly no later than December 31, 2014.

Approved May 23, 2014

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