38 U.S. Code § 902 - Enforcement and arrest authority of Department police officers
Prior section 902 was renumbered section 2302 of this title.
2010—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–163, § 1001(1)(A), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “Employees of the Department who are Department police officers shall, with respect to acts occurring on Department property, enforce—
“(A) Federal laws;
“(B) the rules prescribed under section 901 of this title; and
“(C) subject to paragraph (2), traffic and motor vehicle laws of a State or local government within the jurisdiction of which such Department property is located.”
Subsec. (a)(2), (3). Pub. L. 111–163, § 1001(1)(B), (C), redesignated par. (3) as (2), inserted “, and on any arrest warrant issued by competent judicial authority” before the period, and struck out former par. (2) which read as follows: “A law described in subparagraph (C) of paragraph (1) may be enforced under such subparagraph only as authorized by an express grant of authority under applicable State or local law. Any such enforcement shall be by the issuance of a citation for violation of such law.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–163, § 1001(2), amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) read as follows: “The Secretary shall consult with the Attorney General before prescribing regulations under paragraph (1) of subsection (b).”
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