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Title 23 - Law Enforcement and Public Safety

CHAPTER 25

Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame

SECTION 23-25-10. Establishment, purpose and location.

There is hereby established the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame as a memorial to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and in recognition of the selfless dedication of all law enforcement officers in the day-to-day performance of their duties. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame shall be located on the grounds of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Academy at Columbia.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 53-49; 1974 (58) 2759; 1996 Act No. 459, Section 42; 2001 Act No. 107, Section 3.

SECTION 23-25-20. Creation, purpose and membership of South Carolina Law-Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Committee.

(A) The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame shall hereafter be administered as an office of the Department of Public Safety.

(B) There is created a South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Advisory Committee. The committee shall consist of the following ex officio members:

(1) the Director of the Department of Public Safety, who shall serve as chairman;

(2) the Chief of the State Law Enforcement Division;

(3) the Director of the Department of Corrections;

(4) the President of the South Carolina Sheriffs' Association, or his designee;

(5) the Executive Director of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association;

(6) the President of the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association, or his designee;

(7) a representative of the Natural Resources Enforcement Division, to be appointed by the Director of the Department of Natural Resources; and

(8) the President of the South Carolina Fraternal Order of Police, or his designee.

(C) Members of the advisory committee may designate persons to represent them at meetings they are unable to attend.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 53-49.1; 1974 (58) 2759; 1979 Act No. 50, Section 1; 1991 Act No. 248, Section 6; 1993 Act No. 181, Section 357; 1996 Act No 459, Section 42; 2001 Act No. 107, Sections 2 and 3; 2016 Act No. 136 (H.4507), Section 1, eff March 2, 2016.

Effect of Amendment

2016 Act No. 136, Section 1, in (B)(1), deleted reference to "Chief of the State Law Enforcement Division"; in (B)(4), substituted "President" for "Secretary", and added "or his designee"; added (B)(8); and made other nonsubstantive changes.




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