FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2015
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Senator Gaines’ Bill To Keep Drones Out Of Emergency Zones Passes The Senate
Senate Bill 168 receives unanimous, bipartisan support
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced his Senate Bill 168, which would protect forests, property and the lives of citizens, firefighters and emergency personnel from drone interference, passed out of the Senate and is now headed to the Assembly.
“To think that someone would interfere with firefighting or emergency response situations to get a sneak peek or to post a drone video on YouTube is an outrage that is deserving of punishment and condemnation,” said Senator Gaines. “I’m pleased that my colleagues agreed, and I look forward to Senate Bill 168’s continued support as it makes its way through the Assembly.” Continue reading