The following is an index of state and agency laws. 

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State Wisconsin
Summary Government: No law enforcement agency may use UAS with video/audio recording equipment to collect evidence or information in a criminal investigation without a search warrant. Law enforcement may use UAS without a search warrant for certain emergency purpose such as: locating an escaped prisoner; aiding in a search and rescue mission; preventing imminent harm to a person or the imminent destruction of evidence. Evidence obtained by a drone in violation of the law is not admissible in a criminal proceeding.

Private: May not photograph, record, or otherwise observe another individual in a place where the individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy.

Law SB 1892 and SB 196
Effective Date 04/10/2014
Data Retention No
Tags Law Enforcement
Reference Information
State Virginia
Summary Government: Law enforcement must use UAS with a search warrant unless it is for training, with consent, or to alleviate immediate danger. Agencies may use them for damage assessment, traffic assessment, flood stage assessment, and wildfire assessment. With a executive order by the governor, a commission to research the use of UAS was established.
Law SB 1301
Effective Date 07/01/2015
Data Retention No
Task Force Yes
Tags Law Enforcement, Agencies, Task Force, Traffic Control
Reference Information
State West Virginia
Summary Private: UAS may not be used to hunt, take, kill, wound or shoot at wild animals or wild birds.
Law HB 2515
Effective Date 06/12/2015
Data Retention No
Tags N/A