[USC02] 42 USC 6979b: Law enforcement authority
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42 USC 6979b: Law enforcement authority Text contains those laws in effect on January 23, 2021
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 82-SOLID WASTE DISPOSALSUBCHAPTER VII-MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

§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.

(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 Provisions

A 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.