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Jim Oberweis on Homeland Security

 

 


Task Force to study drones vs. privacy rights

SB 44 creates a UAS Oversight Task Force (drones, or "Unmanned Aircraft Systems") which is tasked with considering commercial and private use of UAS, landowner and privacy rights and general rules and regulations for the safe operation of UAS. The task force will prepare recommendations for the use of UAS in the state.

Legislative record: Passed House 106-0-1; passed Senate 55-0-4 May 30; signed by Governor Aug. 18. (Sen. Oberweis voted YEA)

Source: NCSL UAS Report: 2015 Illinois voting records: SB 44 , May 30, 2015

Supports funding cuts for the military

Oberweis also wants to make sure the military remains well equipped. But he says the nation cannot afford to be involved in every conflict. He would support funding cuts for the military.

As a businessman, he said he will push for fewer regulations that stymie growth and streamlining the tax code.

Source: WUIS 91.9 FM on 2014 Illinois GOP Senate primary debate , Mar 3, 2014

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