Bill would ban use of drones in hunting

Taking a cue from several other states, lawmakers in New York are proposing a ban on the use of drones for hunting. Drones — or unmanned aerial vehicles — aren’t equipped with rifles or shotguns, but can be used to spot and even flush game, ranging from deer to ducks.

The bill which would “prohibit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for hunting or taking of wildlife” is co-sponsored by two Long Island lawmakers, Republican Sen. Phil Boyle and Democratic Assemblyman Steve Englebright …

Albany (NY) Times-Union | Oct. 28, 2019

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