View Amendment Current Amendment: 3 to Bill 275 Rep. BRANNON proposes the following Amendment No. 3 to S. 275 (COUNCIL\GGS\275C001.GGS.ZW14):

Reference is to Printer's Date 4/9/14-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/      SECTION      1.      Section 23-1-210 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

     "Section 23-1-210.      (A)      Any municipal or county law enforcement officer may be transferred or assigned on a temporary basis to work in law enforcement within multijurisdictional task forces established for the mutual aid and benefit of the participating jurisdictions, or in any other municipality or county in this State under the conditions set forth in this section, and when so transferred or assigned shall have all powers and authority of a law enforcement officer employed by the jurisdiction to which he is transferred or assigned.
     (B)      Prior to any transfer or assignment as authorized in subsection (A), the concerned municipalities, or counties, or agencies, as appropriate, shall enter into written agreements stating the conditions and terms of the temporary employment of officers to be transferred or assigned. An agreement entered into pursuant to this section must be approved by resolution of the governing body of the appropriate county or municipality. The bond for any officer transferred or assigned shall include coverage for his activity in the municipality or county to which he is transferred or assigned in the same manner and to the same extent provided by bonds of regularly employed officers of that municipality or county.
     (C)      Agreements made pursuant to subsection (B) shall provide that temporary transfers or assignments shall in no manner affect or reduce the compensation, pension, or retirement rights of transferred or assigned officers and such officers shall continue to be paid by the county or municipality where they are permanently employed, with the sending county or municipality being reimbursed for their services by the county or municipality to which they are transferred or assigned.

SECTION      2.      Section 23-1-215(A) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 3 of 2007, is further amended to read:

     "(A)      In the event of a crime or crimes that have occurred where multiple jurisdictions, either county or municipal, are involved, and exigent circumstances exist, law enforcement officers are authorized to exercise jurisdiction within other counties or municipalities for the purpose of criminal investigations only if a written agreement between or among the law enforcement agencies involved has been executed. This limitation on law enforcement activity shall not apply to any activity authorized by Section 17-13-40."

SECTION      3.      This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.            /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.