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Bill Number: 3350 Ratification Number: 353 Act Number 308 Introducing Body: House Subject: Relating to special state constables for lands of the United States Atomic Energy Commission
(A308, R353, H3350)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 23-7-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SPECIAL STATE CONSTABLES FOR LANDS OF THE UNITED STATES ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, SO AS TO INCLUDE IN THE CONSTABLES' JURISDICTION LANDS IN ALLENDALE COUNTY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Jurisdiction of constables
Section 1. Section 23-7-40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding after "Aiken" on line four ", Allendale". The section when amended shall read:
"Section 23-7-40. The jurisdiction of any such special state constables shall be confined and limited to the lands and premises acquired or being acquired by the United States Government for the use of the Commission in Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell Counties. But nothing contained in this section shall be construed as confining or limiting the jurisdiction of any such constable to such lands and premises while in fresh pursuit of a person for an offense committed in his presence. And the failure of the United States to acquire title to any of the lands and premises within the boundaries of such site shall in nowise further confine or limit the jurisdiction of the special state constabulary authorized by this chapter."
Section 2. This act shall take effect upon the approval by the Governor.