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The bill, H.R. 5950, is the latest from Republicans aimed at limiting the use of unmanned aerial drones over the United States. Last week, Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) and Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulGOP senators call for probe of federal grants on climate change Overnight Health Care — Presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges — Key ObamaCare groups in limbo | Opioids sending thousands of kids into foster care | House passes bill allowing Medicaid to pay for opioid treatments US watchdog: 'We failed' to stem Afghan opium production MORE (R-Ky.) proposed legislation that would require the government to obtain a warrant before using drones for aerial surveillance in the United States.

Scott said last week that he fears the government might start dabbling in drone technology before rules are put in place. "It's better to be ahead of this than behind it," he said of the need to create rules for the use of drones.