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A43, R101, H3377
Sponsors: Reps. D.C. Moss, Vick, Simrill, Anthony, Bedingfield, H.B. Brown, Duncan, Gambrell, Gullick, Jennings and A.D. Young
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Introduced in the House on January 29, 2009
Introduced in the Senate on April 30, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on May 21, 2009
Governor's Action: June 2, 2009, Signed
Summary: National Park Service rangers
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/29/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-4 1/29/2009 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-4 4/22/2009 House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary HJ-6 4/28/2009 House Read second time HJ-26 4/29/2009 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-20 4/30/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-14 4/30/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-14 5/5/2009 Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Knotts (ch), Massey, Coleman 5/14/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable Judiciary SJ-12 5/20/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-65 5/21/2009 Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-16 5/27/2009 Ratified R 101 6/2/2009 Signed By Governor 6/11/2009 Effective date 06/02/09 6/12/2009 Act No. 43
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(A43, R101, H3377)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-1-212, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE CRIMINAL LAWS BY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE RANGERS ARE FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE THE STATE'S CRIMINAL LAWS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Federal law enforcement officer defined
SECTION 1. Section 23-1-212(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(A) For purposes of this section, 'federal law enforcement officer' means the following persons who are employed as full-time law enforcement officers by the federal government and who are authorized to carry firearms while performing their duties:
(1) Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents;
(2) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms special agents;
(3) Drug Enforcement Administration special agents;
(4) United States Secret Service special agents;
(5) United States Customs Service officers;
(6) United States Postal Service inspectors;
(7) Internal Revenue Service special agents;
(8) United States Marshal's Service marshals and deputy marshals;
(9) United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service law enforcement officers and special agents;
(10) United States Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife special agents;
(11) United States National Marine Fisheries special agents;
(12) National Park Service Rangers."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 27th day of May, 2009.
Approved the 2nd day of June, 2009.
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