Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 2277 (ih) To designate all unreserved and unappropriated California coastal rocks and islands currently administered by the Bureau of Land Management as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System. [Introduced in House] ...

H.R. 2277 (ih) To designate all unreserved and unappropriated California coastal rocks and islands currently administered by the Bureau of Land Management as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System. [Introduced in House] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2276

 To provide for the establishment of the National Institutes of Health 
                    Police, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 22, 2003

  Mr. Van Hollen (for himself, Mr. Tom Davis of Virginia, Mr. Waxman, 
 Mrs. Jo Ann Davis of Virginia, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Ms. Norton, Mr. 
 Wynn, Mr. Cardin, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Frost, 
Mr. Kildee, and Mr. Bishop of New York) introduced the following bill; 
  which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in 
  addition to the Committee on Government Reform, for a period to be 
subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration 
  of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee 
                               concerned

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To provide for the establishment of the National Institutes of Health 
                    Police, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``NIH Security Act''.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH POLICE.

    (a) Establishment.--The Director of the National Institutes of 
Health (in this section referred to as the ``Director of NIH'') shall 
establish a permanent police force, to be known as the National 
Institutes of Health Police (in this section referred to as the ``NIH 
Police''), for the purpose of performing law enforcement, security, and 
investigative functions for property under the jurisdiction, custody, 
and control of or occupied by the National Institutes of Health.
    (b) Appointment of Officers.--
            (1) In general.--The Director of NIH shall appoint a Chief, 
        a Deputy Chief, and such other officers as may be necessary to 
        carry out the purpose of the NIH Police.
            (2) Officers above maximum age.--The Director of NIH may 
        appoint officers of the NIH Police without regard to standard 
        maximum limits of age prescribed under section 3307 of title 5, 
        United States Code. Officers appointed under this paragraph--
                    (A) may include the Chief and Deputy Chief of the 
                NIH Police, shall have the same authorities and powers 
                as other officers of the NIH Police, and shall receive 
                the same pay and benefits as other officers of the NIH 
                Police; and
                    (B) shall not be treated as law enforcement 
                officers for purposes of retirement benefits.
    (c) Powers.--Each officer of the NIH Police may--
            (1) carry firearms, serve warrants and subpoenas issued 
        under the authority of the United States, and make arrests 
        without warrant for any offense against the United States 
        committed in the officer's presence, or for any felony 
        cognizable under the laws of the United States, if the officer 
        has reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be 
        arrested has committed or is committing such a felony;
            (2) conduct investigations within the United States and its 
        territories for offenses that have been or may be committed on 
        property described in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (d); 
        and
            (3) protect in any area of the United States or its 
        territories the Director of NIH and other officials, as 
        authorized by the Director of NIH.
    (d) Jurisdiction.--Officers of the NIH Police may exercise their 
powers--
            (1) on all properties under the custody and control of the 
        National Institutes of Health;
            (2) on other properties occupied by the National Institutes 
        of Health, as determined by the Director of NIH; and
            (3) as authorized under paragraphs (2) and (3) of 
        subsection (c).
    (e) Pay, Benefits, Retirement.--
            (1) In general.--Subject to subsection (b)(2)(B) and 
        paragraph (2)(A) of this subsection, all officers of the NIH 
        Police appointed under subsection (b) are law enforcement 
        officers as that term is used in title 5, United States Code, 
        without regard to any eligibility requirements prescribed by 
        law, and are eligible for all pay and benefits prescribed by 
        law for such law enforcement officers.
            (2) Pay; ranks.--
                    (A) Pay.--The officers of the NIH Police shall 
                receive the same pay and benefits, as determined by the 
                Director of NIH, as officers who hold comparable 
                positions in the United States Park Police. For 
                purposes of this subparagraph, the Chief of the NIH 
                Police is deemed comparable to the Assistant Chief in 
                the United States Park Police, and the Deputy Chief of 
                the NIH Police is deemed comparable to the Deputy Chief 
                in the United States Park Police.
                    (B) Rank.--The Chief and Deputy Chief of the NIH 
                Police shall have ranks not lower than a colonel and a 
                lieutenant colonel, respectively. Other ranks and 
                equivalences shall be determined by the Director of NIH 
                or the Director's designee.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 4312 (ih) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of establishing an Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area in the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and for other...
2 S.Res. 263 (ats) Expressing the sense of the Senate that the President should [Agreed to Senate] ...
3 H.Res. 613 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
4 S. 2877 (rs) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a feasibility study on water optimization in the Burnt River basin, Malheur River basin, Owyhee River basin, and Powder River basin, Oregon. [Reported in Senate] ...
5 H.Con.Res. 354 (ih) Commending Ambassador Stephen S.F. Chen for his many years of distinguished service to the Republic of China on Taiwan and for his friendship with the people of the United States. [Introduced in House] ...
6 S. 3151 (is) To provide for the abatement of noise and other adverse effects of idling train engines, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
7 H.R. 2695 (ih) To provide for the relief of Kathy Barrett. [Introduced in House] ...
8 S. 2957 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve coverage of drugs and biologicals under part B of the medicare program. [Introduced in Senate] ...
9 S. 2412 (is) To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the National Transportation Safety Board for fiscal years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
10 S.J.Res. 42 (es) Providing for the reappointment of Manuel L. Ibanez as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
11 H.R. 3558 (ih) To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve pipeline safety. [Introduced in House] ...
12 H.R. 2436 (ih) To amend title 18, United States Code, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice to protect unborn children from assault and murder, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
13 H.R. 3675 (ih) To direct the Attorney General to carry out a pilot program under which the Attorney General shall establish methamphetamine incident response and training teams for drug emergency areas. [Introduced in House] ...
14 H.R. 4020 (ih) To authorize an expansion of the boundaries of Sequoia National Park to include Dillonwood Giant Sequoia Grove. [Introduced in House] ...
15 H.Con.Res. 47 (ih) Authorizing the use of the Capitol grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby. [Introduced in House] ...
16 H.R. 5234 (enr) To amend the Hmong Veterans' Naturalization Act of 2000 to extend the applicability of that Act to certain former spouses of deceased Hmong veterans. [Enrolled bill] ...
17 H.R. 3439 (ih) To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from establishing rules authorizing the operation of new, low power FM radio stations. [Introduced in House] ...
18 S. 2551 (pcs) To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2001 for military construction, and for other purposes. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
19 H.R. 4142 (ih) To amend section 3729 of title 31, United States Code, popularly known as the False Claims Act, to eliminate the minimum fine under that section. [Introduced in House] ...
20 H.R. 5266 (rds) For the relief of Saeed Rezai. [Received in the Senate] ...
21 S. 1372 (is) To require the filing of Shippers' Export Declarations through the Automated Export System of the Department of the Treasury with respect to certain transactions of proliferation concern, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] %%Filen...
22 S. 284 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage penalty by increasing the standard deduction for married individuals filing joint returns to twice the standard deduction for unmarried individuals. [Introduced in Senate] %%...
23 H.R. 4331 (ih) To provide for the issuance of patents for the Generalized System of [Introduced in House] ...
24 H.R. 4587 (ih) To authorize the Broadcasting Board of Governors to make available to the Institute for Media Development certain materials of the Voice of America. [Introduced in House] ...
25 H.R. 3046 (rfs) To preserve limited Federal agency reporting requirements on banking and housing matters to facilitate congressional oversight and public accountability, and for other purposes. [Referred in Senate] ...
26 H.R. 1219 (eh) To amend the Miller Act, relating to payment protections for persons providing labor and materials for Federal construction projects. [Engrossed in House] ...
27 S. 2482 (is) To assist States and units of local government in carrying out Safe Homes-Safe Streets programs. [Introduced in Senate] ...
28 H.R. 1177 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow health insurance premiums to be fully deductible, whether or not a taxpayer itemizes deductions. [Introduced in House] ...
29 H.Con.Res. 391 (ih) Recognizing the contributions of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton to the women's suffrage movement. [Introduced in House] ...
30 S. 2410 (is) To increase the authorization of appropriations for the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy