2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
March 25, 2021 - Introduced by Representatives Callahan, Schraa, Bowen,
Brandtjen, Brooks, Goyke, Kitchens, Knodl, Murphy, Rozar, Snyder,
Spiros, Thiesfeldt and Neylon, cosponsored by Senators Feyen, Ballweg,
Felzkowski, Marklein, Nass, Ringhand, L. Taylor and Wanggaard. Referred
to Committee on Corrections.
AB211,1,2 1An Act to amend 114.045 (1) of the statutes; relating to: operation of drones
2over correctional institutions.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Current law prohibits the operation of a drone over a correctional institution.
Any person who violates this prohibition may be required to forfeit not more than
$5,000. Under this bill, the prohibition does not apply to those who are operating a
drone over a correctional institution with the express authorization of the secretary
of corrections or his or her designee.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB211,1 3Section 1. 114.045 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB211,1,74 114.045 (1) No person may operate a drone, as defined in s. 941.292 (1), over
5a correctional institution, as defined in s. 801.02 (7) (a) 1., including any grounds of
6the institution, without the express authorization of the secretary of corrections or
7his or her designee
AB211,1,88 (End)