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Recording Laws

This legal research guide provides information about surveillance and recording laws, including electronic monitoring in the workplace and consent requirements for recording conversations.


Texas and Federal Law

Below you will find references to areas of the Texas statutes and federal law that govern unmanned aircrafts, otherwise known as drones. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to look at the “plain English” resources on this page or speak to an attorney.

Texas Law

Drones are also regulated by Texas municipalities. Be sure to also check your local code of ordinances to see if any additional laws exist. See our Municipal Laws and Ordinances page for assistance locating your local laws.

State Regulations

Federal Regulations

Understanding the Law

News on Drones

News articles discussing both state and federal laws on drones.