Note: LD 1585 advanced out of committee with unanimous and bipartisan support. It faces votes in the House and Senate.
Face surveillance technology poses unprecedented threats to civil rights, civil liberties, and open, democratic society. Instead of accepting that the technology will determine the boundaries of our rights, we must chart an intentional course into the 21st century, maintaining democratic control over our society, emerging technologies and our lives.
LD 1585 would create a statewide ban on public officials and public employees' use of facial recognition technolgy, with limited exceptions.