HB1343 (CH0309)

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2017 Regular Session



Howard County - Fire and Explosive Investigator - Authority Ho. Co. 24-17

Sponsored by:

Howard County Delegation


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309

Synopsis:Providing that under specified circumstances, a Howard County fire and explosive investigator operating in Howard County has the same authority as the State Fire Marshal and a full-time investigative and inspection assistant in the Office of the State Fire Marshal to make arrests without a warrant, to exercise specified powers of arrest, and to carry a firearm; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Howard County Delegation
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Counties - Local Laws
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Fire Protection
Howard County
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Police Training Commission
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(2-208, 2-208.6)
Article - Criminal Law
Article - Public Safety
(3-101, 3-201)

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.