Keep eyes off: drone bill heading to governor's desk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A bill that ensures drones cannot watch people while they hunt or fish is heading to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk for signature.

The bill passed unanimously in both legislative houses, including a 87-0 vote in the House Thursday.

The bill, originally sponsored by Sen. Mike Bell, states a drone cannot interfere with someone who is lawfully hunting or fishing.


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