STATE OF NEW YORK
2017-2018 Regular Sessions
February 3, 2017
Introduced by M. of A. LOPEZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to conducting unlawful
surveillance by use of a drone
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 250.45 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
2 subdivision 6 to read as follows:
3 6. Without the knowledge or consent of a person, he or she inten-
4 tionally uses or permits the utilization of a device to surreptitiously
5 view, broadcast, or record another person, by means of aerial imaging
6 technology, at a place and time when a person has a reasonable expecta-
7 tion of privacy.
8 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.