2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 145 - Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor and Tributes
Sec. 15204 - Definitions

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 15204 (2016)
Section Name

§15204. Definitions

Section Text

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.

Source Credit

(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.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 145 - PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER MEDAL OF VALOR AND TRIBUTES
Sec. 15204 - Definitions
Contains section 15204
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 115 Stat. 22, 20
Public Law References Public Law 107-12
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