42 U.S.C. § 6979b

Current through P.L. 117-113 (published on www.congress.gov on 04/19/2022), except for [P. L. 117-103]
Section 6979b - Law enforcement authority

The Attorney General of the United States shall, at the request of the Administrator and on the basis of a showing of need, deputize qualified employees of the Environmental Protection Agency to serve as special deputy United States marshals in criminal investigations with respect to violations of the criminal provisions of this chapter.

42 U.S.C. § 6979b

Pub. L. 89-272, title II, §7010, formerly §7012, as added Pub. L. 98-616, title IV, §403(b)(1), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3272; renumbered §7010, Pub. L. 99-339, title II, §201(c)(2), June 19, 1986, 100 Stat. 654.


PRIOR PROVISIONSA prior section 7010 of Pub. L. 89-272 which was classified to section 6979a of this title, was renumbered section 3020 and transferred to section 6939b of this title.

The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.