Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)

Senate Majority Policy Committee

(in conjunction with the Senate State Government Committee, Senate Judiciary Committee,
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

9:00 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1



9:00 a.m.         Welcome and Opening Remarks
Senator David G. Argall, Chairman, Senator Majority Policy Committee
Senator Mike Folmer, Chairman, Senate State Government Committee

9:05 a.m.         National Conference of State Legislatures
Amanda Essex, Esq., Policy Associate, Transportation

9:35 a.m.         Joint State Government Commission
Kathleen Wojtowicz, Public Policy Analyst
Senate Resolution 238

9:50 a.m.         Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council
Jeffrey Logan, President

10:05 a.m.       Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Tabb Bickell, Regional Deputy Secretary (Central Region)
Examples in other states
Captain Scott Bowman, Chief of Security

Pennsylvania State Police
Captain Patrick Brinkley, Director, Bureau of Research & Development

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Anthony J. McCloskey, P.E., Director, Bureau of Aviation

10:25 a.m.       Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association
David Freed, District Attorney, Cumberland County

10:40 a.m.       Electronic Privacy Information Center
Jeramie D. Scott, National Security Counsel, EPIC Domestic Surveillance Project

11:00 a.m.       Adjourn

Written testimony submitted –
PULS, Inc., Bethlehem, PA

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
Brian P. Wynne, President and CEO