Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on March 14, 2013, to allow and establish regulations for the use by the state or local governments and law enforcement agencies of unmanned aerial drone vehicles, generally limiting their use to situations where there is a public safety emergency or probable cause exists to suspect specific criminal activity. The bill would ban drones that carry weapons from Michigan skies. It would also would establish specific conditions and restrictions for disclosing and retaining information a drone obtains about a person, mandate public disclosure of drone operation details, penalties for violations and more. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on March 14, 2013.