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[121 STAT. 2546]
[121 STAT. 2546]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2546

PUBLIC LAW 110–178—JAN. 7, 2008

Public Law 110–178 110th Congress An Act Jan. 7, 2008 [H.R. 3690]

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U.S. Capitol Police and Library of Congress Police Merger Implementation Act of 2007. 2 USC 1901 note. 2 USC 1901 note. Effective date.

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To provide for the transfer of the Library of Congress police to the United States Capitol 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 ‘‘U.S. Capitol Police and Library of Congress Police Merger Implementation Act of 2007’’. SEC. 2. TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL.

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(a) TRANSFERS.— (1) LIBRARY OF CONGRESS POLICE EMPLOYEES.—Effective on the employee’s transfer date, each Library of Congress Police employee shall be transferred to the United States Capitol Police and shall become either a member or civilian employee of the Capitol Police, as determined by the Chief of the Capitol Police under subsection (b). (2) LIBRARY OF CONGRESS POLICE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES.— Effective on the employee’s transfer date, each Library of Congress Police civilian employee shall be transferred to the United States Capitol Police and shall become a civilian employee of the Capitol Police. (b) TREATMENT OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS POLICE EMPLOYEES.— (1) DETERMINATION OF STATUS WITHIN CAPITOL POLICE.— (A) ELIGIBILITY TO SERVE AS MEMBERS OF THE CAPITOL POLICE.—A Library of Congress Police employee shall become a member of the Capitol Police on the employee’s transfer date if the Chief of the Capitol Police determines and issues a written certification that the employee meets each of the following requirements: (i) Based on the assumption that such employee would perform a period of continuous Federal service after the transfer date, the employee would be entitled to an annuity for immediate retirement under section 8336(b) or 8412(b) of title 5, United States Code (as determined by taking into account paragraph (3)(A)), on the date such employee becomes 60 years of age. (ii) During the transition period, the employee successfully completes training, as determined by the Chief of the Capitol Police. (iii) The employee meets the qualifications required to be a member of the Capitol Police, as determined by the Chief of the Capitol Police.

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