United States Code

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§ 50102.
Definitions
For purposes of this chapter—
(1)
the term “Federal law enforcement assistance” means funds, equipment, training, intelligence information, and personnel,
(2)
the term “Federal law enforcement community” means the heads of the following departments or agencies:
(A)
the Federal Bureau of Investigation,
(B)
the Drug Enforcement Administration,
(C)
the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice,
(D)
the Internal Revenue Service,
(E)
the Customs Service,
(F)
the Immigration and Naturalization Service,
(G)
the United States Marshals Service,
(H)
the National Park Service,
(I)
the United States Postal Service,
(J)
the Secret Service,
(K)
the Coast Guard,
(L)
the National Security Division of the Department of Justice,
(M)
the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Department of Justice, and
(N)
other Federal agencies with specific statutory authority to investigate violations of Federal criminal laws,
(3)
the term “law enforcement emergency” means an uncommon situation which requires law enforcement, which is or threatens to become of serious or epidemic proportions, and with respect to which State and local resources are inadequate to protect the lives and property of citizens or to enforce the criminal law, except that such term does not include—
(A)
the perceived need for planning or other activities related to crowd control for general public safety projects, or
(B)
a situation requiring the enforcement of laws associated with scheduled public events, including political conventions and sports events, and
(4)
the term “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
(Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 609N, Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2104; Pub. L. 107–296, title XI, § 1112(o), Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2278; Pub. L. 109–177, title V, § 506(a)(11), Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 248.)
cite as: 34 USC 50102