NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two City Council members are introducing separate bills targeting the private use of drones in New York City.
Councilmen Dan Garodnick and Paul Vallone announced their legislation Wednesday.READ MORE: 5 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found In New York, Gov. Hochul Says
Garodnick’s proposed law would ban the devices completely — except when used by the Police Department and only then if a warrant for their use had been issued, CBS2 reported.
“New York City is a city of 8.4 million people — a densely populated urban environment — and the existence of drones on any real scale presents enormous challenges for both privacy and for public safety,” Garodnick said.