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Introduced Version Senate Bill 104 History

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Senate Bill No. 104

(By Senators Kessler and White)

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[Introduced January 9, 2008; referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.]

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §62-11C-5a, relating to limited arrest powers for day report officers.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §62-11C-5a, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 11C. WEST VIRGINIA REGIONAL JAIL AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AUTHORITY.

§62-11C-5a. Arrest authority of day report officers.

(a) Persons employed by a day report center as officers are authorized and empowered to make arrests of persons charged with a violation of law or term of supervision who surrender themselves to the officer and to arrest persons already under supervision for violations of law occurring or violations of a term of supervision committed in the officer's presence.
(b) Nothing in this section makes a day report officer employed by a day report program a law-enforcement officer as defined in section one, article twenty-nine, chapter thirty of this code.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to give limited arrest powers to day report officers employed by a day report center.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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