H.R. 6620 (112th): Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012

Nov 30, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-257.
Trey Gowdy
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 28, 2012
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This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 10, 2013.

Introduced Nov 30, 2012
Referred to Committee Nov 30, 2012
Passed House Dec 05, 2012
Passed Senate Dec 28, 2012
Signed by the President Jan 10, 2013
Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to eliminate certain limitations on the length of Secret Service Protection for former Presidents and for the children of former Presidents.


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3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)

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1/10/2013--Public Law.
Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to eliminate certain limitations on the length of Secret Service protection for former Presidents and their spouses and children. Authorizes the Secret Service to protect: (1) former Presidents and their spouses for their lifetimes, except that protection of a spouse shall terminate in the event of remarriage; and (2) children of a former President who are under age 16.

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