CTNJ: Drone bill flies through committee

CTNJHARTFORD, Conn. — Proponents who want to let police use drones to help in law enforcement are hoping the fourth time is the charm.

On Wednesday, the bill easily made it through the Judiciary Committee by a 34-7 vote.

“This bill has had a hard time over the last few years getting past the finish line because it is complicated and it’s a balancing of individual rights and law enforcement,” Sen. John Kissel, R-Enfield, said.

The bill would require police to get a warrant prior to conducting surveillance of individuals or private property except in certain cases, such as searching for a missing person or a fleeing and dangerous person.

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