46 U.S. Code § 70131 - Definitions
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In this subchapter:
(1) Law enforcement agency.— The term “law enforcement agency” means an agency of a State, a political subdivision of a State, or a Federally recognized tribe that is authorized by law to supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of any violation of criminal law.
(2) Security zone.— The term “security zone” means a security zone, established by the Commandant of the Coast Guard or the Commandant’s designee pursuant to section 1 of title II of the Act of June 15, 1917 (50 U.S.C. 191) or section 7(b) of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 1226 (b)), for a vessel carrying especially hazardous cargo when such vessel—
(A) enters, or operates within, the internal waters of the United States and the territorial sea of the United States; or
Source(Added Pub. L. 111–281, title VIII, § 828(a),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3005; amended Pub. L. 111–330, § 1(16),Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3570.)
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment