View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 707 Rep. RUTHERFORD proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to S. 707 (COUNCIL\MS\707C002.MS.AHB13):

Reference is to Printer's Date 5/15/13-S.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting SECTION 1 in its entirety, and inserting:

/ SECTION      1.      The City of Columbia is granted authority to appoint and commission members of its fire department as certified law enforcement officers, for the limited purposes of the investigation of any suspected arson within the city limits and for performing the duties of fire chief. As it relates to any qualified arson investigation or fire chief duties, the individual appointed and commissioned shall have the full powers of South Carolina certified law enforcement officers. The individuals appointed and commissioned by the City of Columbia shall meet the minimum qualifications for South Carolina certified law enforcement officers as established by law. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.