1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2553 as follows:
1.2Page 1, after line 6, insert:

1.3    "Section 1. [626.19] USE OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES.
1.4    Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For the purposes of this section, the terms in this
1.5subdivision have the meanings given them.
1.6(b) "Adverse result" means:
1.7(1) endangering the life or physical safety of an individual;
1.8(2) flight from prosecution;
1.9(3) destruction of or tampering with evidence;
1.10(4) intimidation of potential witnesses; or
1.11(5) otherwise seriously jeopardizing an investigation or unduly delaying a trial.
1.12(c) "Governmental entity" means any entity of the state executive, legislative,
1.13or judicial branches; the University of Minnesota; the Minnesota State Colleges and
1.14Universities; and local entities, including, but not limited to, a county; home rule, charter,
1.15or statutory city; town; school district; metropolitan or regional agency; public corporation;
1.16political subdivision; or special district as defined in section 6.465, subdivision 3.
1.17(d) "Unmanned aerial vehicle" or "UAV" means a powered, aerial vehicle that:
1.18(1) does not carry a human operator;
1.19(2) uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift;
1.20(3) can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely; and
1.21(4) can be expendable or recoverable.
1.22    Subd. 2. Use of unmanned aerial vehicles limited. Except as provided in
1.23subdivision 3, a governmental entity may not operate an unmanned aerial vehicle without
1.24a search warrant.
1.25    Subd. 3. Exceptions. (a) A governmental entity may operate an unmanned aerial
1.26vehicle and disclose information collected from such operation in an emergency situation
1.27that involves an imminent threat to the life or safety of a person. A governmental entity
2.1that deploys a UAV pursuant to this paragraph must document the factual basis for the
2.2emergency on a form created for that purpose by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and
2.3submit a sworn statement with the district court setting forth the grounds for the emergency
2.4use not later than 48 hours after operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle commenced.
2.5(b) A governmental entity may operate an unmanned aerial vehicle to counter a
2.6high risk of a terrorist attack by a specific individual or organization if the secretary of
2.7the United States Department of Homeland Security determines that credible intelligence
2.8indicates that there is this risk.
2.9(c) A governmental entity may operate an unmanned aerial vehicle to collect
2.10information from a public area if a court, upon motion, determines that there are specific
2.11and articulable facts demonstrating reasonable suspicion of criminal activity, that the
2.12operation of the public unmanned aircraft system will uncover such activity, and that
2.13alternative methods of data collection are either cost-prohibitive or present a significant
2.14risk to any person's bodily safety. Such an order shall not be issued for a period greater
2.15than 48 hours. Extensions of an order may be granted but shall be no longer than the
2.16authorizing judge deems necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was granted
2.17and in no event for longer than 30 days.
2.18(d) A governmental entity may operate an unmanned aerial vehicle to prevent the
2.19loss of life and property in natural or man-made disaster situations and to facilitate the
2.20operational planning, rescue, and recovery operations in the aftermath of those disasters.
2.21(e) A governmental entity may operate an unmanned aerial vehicle for non-law
2.22enforcement purposes. Information and images gathered when a governmental entity acts
2.23under this paragraph may not be used for intelligence purposes or admitted as evidence in
2.24a legal, regulatory, or administrative matter unless consensual disclosure is authorized
2.25under subdivision 5.
2.26    Subd. 4. Limitations on use. (a) A governmental entity operating a UAV must fully
2.27comply with all Federal Aviation Administration requirements and guidelines.
2.28(b) Acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles must be approved by the governmental
2.29entity's legislative body.
2.30(c) A UAV shall be operated in a manner to collect data only on a clearly and
2.31narrowly defined target and to avoid data collection on individuals, homes, or areas other
2.32than the defined target.
2.33(d) A governmental entity may not deploy facial recognition or other biometric
2.34matching technology via a UAV unless expressly authorized to do so through a court order.
2.35(e) Unmanned aerial vehicles may not be equipped with weapons.
3.1    Subd. 5. Consensual disclosure of information. A governmental entity may
3.2disclose or receive information about any person acquired through the operation of an
3.3unmanned aerial vehicle if such person has given written consent to such disclosure.
3.4    Subd. 6. Data retention and classification. (a) No data collected on an individual,
3.5home, or area other than the subject identified in the warrant or order may be used, copied,
3.6or disclosed for any purpose except as provided in subdivision 5. The data must be deleted
3.7as soon as possible, and in no event later than 24 hours after collection.
3.8(b) Data collected pursuant to this section shall be classified as criminal investigative
3.9data under section 13.82, subdivision 7.
3.10    Subd. 7. Evidence. Information obtained or collected by a governmental entity in
3.11violation of this section is not admissible as evidence in a criminal prosecution in any
3.12court of law in this state.
3.13    Subd. 8. Notice. (a) Notice must be given to the subject of a search warrant or
3.14order issued under this section.
3.15(b) Unless delayed notice is ordered under paragraph (c), the governmental entity
3.16shall provide notice to the subject within three days of completing surveillance with a
3.17UAV. The notice must be made by service or delivered by registered or first-class mail,
3.18e-mail, or any other means reasonably calculated to be effective as specified by the court
3.19issuing the warrant. The notice must contain the following information:
3.20(1) the nature of the law enforcement inquiry, with reasonable specificity;
3.21(2) the time period that the subject was under surveillance by a UAV; and
3.22(3) whether the notification was delayed pursuant to paragraph (c) and, if so, the
3.23court that granted the delay and the reasons for granting the delay.
3.24(c) A governmental entity may include in the application for a warrant a request for
3.25an order to delay the notification required under this section for a period not to exceed
3.26ten days. The court shall issue the order if the court determines that there is reason to
3.27believe that notification may have an adverse result. Upon expiration of the period of
3.28delay granted under this subdivision and any extension granted under paragraph (d),
3.29the governmental entity shall provide the subject a copy of the warrant together with a
3.30notice pursuant to paragraph (b).
3.31(d) The court, upon application, may grant one or more extensions of orders granted
3.32under paragraph (c) for up to an additional ten days.
3.33    Subd. 9. Remedies for violation. A person aggrieved by a governmental entity's
3.34violation of this section may bring a civil action against the governmental entity.
3.35    Subd. 10. Reporting. (a) In June of each year, each governmental entity that uses
3.36unmanned aerial vehicles shall report to the legislature and make public on its Web site:
4.1(1) the number of times an unmanned aerial vehicle was used, organized by the types
4.2of incidents and the types of justification for deployment;
4.3(2) the number of criminal investigations aided by the use of unmanned aerial
4.4vehicles, including a description of how the unmanned aerial vehicle was helpful to each
4.6(3) the number of uses of unmanned aerial vehicles for reasons other than criminal
4.7investigations, including a description of how the unmanned aerial vehicle was helpful in
4.8each instance;
4.9(4) the frequency and type of data collected on individuals or areas other than
4.10targets; and
4.11(5) the total cost of the entity's unmanned aerial vehicle program.
4.12(b) In January of each year, any judge who has issued a warrant or order under this
4.13section that expired during the preceding year, or who has denied approval during that
4.14year, shall report to the State Court Administrator:
4.15(1) the fact that an order or extension was applied for;
4.16(2) the kind of order or extension applied for;
4.17(3) the fact that the order or extension was granted as applied for, was modified,
4.18or was denied;
4.19(4) the period of unmanned aerial vehicle use authorized by the order, and the
4.20number and duration of any extensions of the order;
4.21(5) the offense specified in the order or application, or extension of an order; and
4.22(6) the identity of the applying governmental entity making the application and the
4.23person authorizing the application.
4.24(c) In June of each year, the State Court Administrator shall transmit to the legislature
4.25and post on the Supreme Court's Web site a full and complete report concerning the number
4.26of applications for orders authorizing or approving operation of unmanned aerial vehicles
4.27or disclosure of information from the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles pursuant to this
4.28section and the number of orders and extensions granted or denied pursuant to this section
4.29during the preceding calendar year. The report shall include a summary and analysis of the
4.30data required to be filed with the State Court Administrator by paragraph (b)."
4.31Page 2, line 29, before the period, insert "or a qualified domestic violence related
4.32offense, as defined in section 609.02, subdivision 16"
4.33Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
4.34Amend the title accordingly