2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 145 - Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor and Tributes (Sections 15201 - 15208)
Sec. 15204 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 145 - PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER MEDAL OF VALOR AND TRIBUTES
Sec. 15204 - Definitions
Containssection 15204
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 107-12, §5, May 30, 2001, 115 Stat. 22.
Statutes at Large References115 Stat. 22, 20
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 107-12

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42 U.S.C. § 15204 (2014)

§15204. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Public safety officer

The term "public safety officer" means a person serving a public agency, with or without compensation, as a firefighter, law enforcement officer, or emergency services officer, as determined by the Attorney General. For the purposes of this paragraph, the term "law enforcement officer" includes a person who is a corrections or court officer or a civil defense officer.

(2) State

The term "State" means each of the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

(Pub. L. 107–12, §5, May 30, 2001, 115 Stat. 22.)

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This chapter, referred to in introductory provisions, was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 107–12, May. 30, 2001, 115 Stat. 20, known as the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 15201 of this title and Tables.

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