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A35, R83, H3902
Sponsors: Reps. Witherspoon, Duncan, M.A. Pitts, Taylor and Umphlett
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Introduced in the House on April 1, 2003
Introduced in the Senate on April 8, 2003
Last Amended on April 24, 2003
Passed by the General Assembly on May 1, 2003
Governor's Action: May 14, 2003, Signed
Summary: Agriculture Forest Service law enforcement officers and special agents, U.S.
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4/1/2003 House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-16 4/2/2003 House Read second time HJ-69 4/2/2003 Scrivener's error corrected 4/3/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-5 4/8/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-31 4/8/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-31 4/23/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary SJ-26 4/24/2003 Senate Amended SJ-90 4/24/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-90 4/29/2003 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-46 5/1/2003 House Debate adjourned on amendments HJ-19 5/1/2003 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-37 5/8/2003 Ratified R 83 5/14/2003 Signed By Governor 5/23/2003 Copies available 5/23/2003 Effective date 05/14/03 6/11/2003 Act No. 35
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(A35, R83, H3902)
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 REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" TO INCLUDE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND SPECIAL AGENTS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE SPECIAL AGENTS, AND UNITED STATES NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SPECIAL AGENTS.
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 as added by Act 364 of 1996, 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."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 8th day of May, 2003.
Approved the 14th day of May, 2003.
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