U.S. Code, Title 2, the Congress

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 167h. Jurisdiction of Police Within Library Buildings, Grounds, and Adjacent Streets

     The police provided for in section 167 of this title shall have the power, within the Library of Congress buildings and grounds and adjacent streets, to enforce and make arrests for violations of any provision of sections 167a to 167e of this title, of any regulation prescribed under section 167f of this title, or of any law of the United States, any law of the District of Columbia, or of any State, or any regulation promulgated pursuant thereto: Provided, That the Metropolitan Police force of the District of Columbia are authorized to make arrests within the Library of Congress buildings and grounds for any violations of any such laws or regulations, but such authority shall not be construed as authorizing the Metropolitan Police force, except with the consent or upon the request of the Librarian of Congress or his assistants, to enter the Library of Congress buildings to make arrests in response to complaints or to serve warrants or to patrol the Library of Congress buildings or grounds.

(Aug. 4, 1950, ch. 561, § 9, 64 Stat. 412; Pub. L. 93–198, title VII, § 739(g)(9), Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 829; Pub. L. 100–135, § 1(b)(1), Oct. 16, 1987, 101 Stat. 811.)

Amendments

     1987—Pub. L. 100–135 substituted "The police" for "The special police".

     1973—Pub. L. 93–198 inserted reference to violations of any law of the District of Columbia.

Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 100–135 applicable with respect to pay periods beginning after Sept. 30, 1987, except that any pay increase for employees of Library of Congress, pursuant to such amendment, to be subject to appropriation and to be implemented in four approximately equal annual increments, so that pay parity with Capitol Police occurs beginning with first pay period beginning after Sept. 30, 1990, see section 3 of Pub. L. 100–135, set out as a note under section 167 of this title.

Effective Date of 1973 Amendment

     Section 771(e) of Pub. L. 93–198 provided that the amendment made by Pub. L. 93–198 is effective Jan. 2, 1975, if a majority of the registered qualified electors in the District of Columbia voting on the charter issue in the charter referendum accept the charter set out in Title IV of Pub. L. 93–198, Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 785. The charter was approved by the voters on May 7, 1974.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 167j of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 167h. Jurisdiction of Police Within Library Buildings, Grounds, and Adjacent Streets," U.S. Code, Title 2, the Congress in U.S. Code, Title 2, the Congress (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SQXZNZX61W9N77.

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