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Wyoming Seeks To Ban Drones Over Wildlife

February 19, 2014 State of Wyoming No Comments
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There has been much debate over the use of drones over American soil – and the question actually has made its way this year into the Wyoming Legislature.  But the concern does not center on the use of the new spy technology threatening people’s rights to privacy – it has to do with wildlife harassment.  House Bill “double-O-30” seeks to amend the state law that prohibits the use of aircraft, automobiles, motorized and snow vehicles or artificial light for hunting or hazing wildlife to include the prohibition of the use of drones for such purposes.  The only exception to curtailing their use would be for governmental agencies using it in the performance of their duties. The bill was heard on General File in the House yesterday.

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