senate Bill S6222B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting civilian drone use within 1000 ft of a correctional facility

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 amended on third reading 6222c
May 10, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 05, 2016 1st report cal.714
Mar 21, 2016 print number 6222b
Mar 21, 2016 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 01, 2016 print number 6222a
Feb 01, 2016 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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May 5, 2016 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 5, 2016

aye wr (2)
excused (2)

Co-Sponsors

S6222 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8625B
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §624, Cor L

S6222 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting civilian drone use within 1000 feet of a correctional facility except when in use under the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization.

S6222 - Sponsor Memo

S6222 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6222

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to civilian drone use
  near a correctional facility

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 624
to read as follows:
  S 624. DRONE USE AROUND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1. NO  PERSON,  IN  A
PRIVATE  CAPACITY,  SHALL  OPERATE A DRONE WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF A
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE.
  2. CORRECTION OFFICERS SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO USE  A  FIREARM  TO
DISABLE  ANY  DRONE WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FEET OF A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY'S
OUTER SECURITY WALL OR PERIMETER.
  3. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "DRONE" MEANS A POWERED OR UNPOWERED AERIAL VEHICLE OR A BALLOON FLOAT
OR OTHER DEVICE THAT:
  (A) DOES NOT CARRY A HUMAN OPERATOR;
  (B) USES AERODYNAMIC FORCES OR GASES TO PROVIDE LIFT;
  (C) CAN FLY AUTONOMOUSLY OR BE PILOTED REMOTELY;
  (D) CAN BE EXPENDABLE OR RECOVERABLE;
  (E) CAPTURES IMAGES OF OBJECTS OR PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR;
  (F) INTERCEPTS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR; AND/OR
  (G) CAN CARRY A LETHAL OR NON-LETHAL PAYLOAD.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11941-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S6222A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8625B
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §624, Cor L

S6222A - Summary

Relates to prohibiting civilian drone use within 1000 feet of a correctional facility except when in use under the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization.

S6222A - Sponsor Memo

S6222A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6222--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime  and  Correction  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  civilian  drone  use
  near a correctional facility

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  624
to read as follows:
  S  624.  DRONE  USE AROUND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1. NO PERSON, IN A
PRIVATE CAPACITY, SHALL OPERATE A DRONE WITHIN ONE THOUSAND  FEET  OF  A
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "DRONE" MEANS A POWERED OR UNPOWERED AERIAL VEHICLE OR A BALLOON FLOAT
OR OTHER DEVICE THAT:
  (A) DOES NOT CARRY A HUMAN OPERATOR;
  (B) USES AERODYNAMIC FORCES OR GASES TO PROVIDE LIFT;
  (C) CAN FLY AUTONOMOUSLY OR BE PILOTED REMOTELY;
  (D) CAN BE EXPENDABLE OR RECOVERABLE;
  (E) CAPTURES IMAGES OF OBJECTS OR PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR;
  (F) INTERCEPTS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR; AND/OR
  (G) CAN CARRY A LETHAL OR NON-LETHAL PAYLOAD.
  3.  A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL PENALTY OF ONE
THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND A MISDEMEANOR FOR EACH SUBSE-
QUENT OFFENSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11941-03-6

Co-Sponsors

S6222B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8625B
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §624, Cor L

S6222B - Summary

Relates to prohibiting civilian drone use within 1000 feet of a correctional facility except when in use under the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization.

S6222B - Sponsor Memo

S6222B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6222--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime  and  Correction  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to civilian drone use
  near a correctional facility

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 624
to read as follows:
  S 624. DRONE USE AROUND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1. NO  PERSON,  IN  A
PRIVATE  CAPACITY,  SHALL  OPERATE A DRONE WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF A
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "DRONE" MEANS A POWERED OR UNPOWERED AERIAL VEHICLE OR A BALLOON FLOAT
OR OTHER DEVICE THAT:
  (A) DOES NOT CARRY A HUMAN OPERATOR;
  (B) USES AERODYNAMIC FORCES OR GASES TO PROVIDE LIFT;
  (C) CAN FLY AUTONOMOUSLY OR BE PILOTED REMOTELY;
  (D) CAN BE EXPENDABLE OR RECOVERABLE;
  (E) CAPTURES IMAGES OF OBJECTS OR PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR;
  (F) INTERCEPTS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR; AND/OR
  (G) CAN CARRY A LETHAL OR NON-LETHAL PAYLOAD.
  3. A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL PENALTY OF  ONE
THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND A MISDEMEANOR FOR EACH SUBSE-
QUENT OFFENSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11941-05-6

Co-Sponsors

S6222C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8625B
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §624, Cor L

S6222C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prohibiting civilian drone use within 1000 feet of a correctional facility except when in use under the Federal Aviation Administration's authorization.

S6222C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6222C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6222--C
    Cal. No. 714

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE, AKSHAR, MURPHY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Crime
  Victims,  Crime  and Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
  tee,  ordered  to first and second report, ordered to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to civilian drone use
  near a correctional facility

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 624
to read as follows:
  S 624. DRONE USE AROUND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1. NO  PERSON,  IN  A
PRIVATE  CAPACITY,  SHALL  OPERATE A DRONE WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF A
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THIS STATE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  "DRONE" MEANS A POWERED OR UNPOWERED AERIAL VEHICLE OR A BALLOON FLOAT
OR OTHER DEVICE THAT:
  (A) DOES NOT CARRY A HUMAN OPERATOR;
  (B) USES AERODYNAMIC FORCES OR GASES TO PROVIDE LIFT;
  (C) CAN FLY AUTONOMOUSLY OR BE PILOTED REMOTELY;
  (D) CAN BE EXPENDABLE OR RECOVERABLE;
  (E) CAPTURES IMAGES OF OBJECTS OR PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR;
  (F) INTERCEPTS COMMUNICATIONS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR; AND/OR
  (G) CAN CARRY A LETHAL OR NON-LETHAL PAYLOAD.
  3. A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL PENALTY OF  ONE
THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND A MISDEMEANOR FOR EACH SUBSE-
QUENT OFFENSE.
  4.  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT APPLY TO THE OPERATION OF A DRONE BY ANY
PERSON OR ENTITY THAT THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION HAS AUTHORIZED
TO OPERATE A DRONE FOR A COMMERCIAL PURPOSE, WHERE THE DRONE IS OPERATED

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