46 U.S. Code § 70118 - Enforcement by State and local officers
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(a) In General.— Any State or local government law enforcement officer who has authority to enforce State criminal laws may make an arrest for violation of a security zone regulation prescribed under section 1 of title II of the Act of June 15, 1917 (chapter 30; 50 U.S.C. 191) or security or safety zone regulation under section 7(b) of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (33 U.S.C. 1226 (b)) or a safety zone regulation prescribed under section 10(d) of the Deepwater Port Act of 1974 (33 U.S.C. 1509 (d)) by a Coast Guard official authorized by law to prescribe such regulations, if—
(b) Other Powers not Affected.— The provisions of this section are in addition to any power conferred by law to such officers. This section shall not be construed as a limitation of any power conferred by law to such officers, or any other officer of the United States or any State. This section does not grant to such officers any powers not authorized by the law of the State in which those officers are employed.
Source(Added Pub. L. 108–293, title VIII, § 801(a),Aug. 9, 2004, 118 Stat. 1078, § 70119; renumbered § 70118,Pub. L. 109–241, title IX, § 901(l)(1),July 11, 2006, 120 Stat. 565; Pub. L. 109–304, § 15(33)(A),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1705; Pub. L. 110–181, div. C, title XXXV, § 3529(c)(1),Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 603.)
2006—Pub. L. 109–304, § 15(33)(A), which directed renumbering identical to that made by Pub. L. 109–241, was repealed by Pub. L. 110–181. See Amendment note and Construction of 2006 Amendment note below.
Pub. L. 109–241renumbered section 70119 of this title, as added by Pub. L. 108–293, § 801(a), as this section.
Construction of 2006 Amendment