98 STAT. 3110
PUBLIC LAW 98-587—OCT. 30, 1984
Public Law 98-587 98th Congress An Act Oct. 30, 1984 [H.R. 5189]
To amend section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, to update the authorities of the United States Secret Service, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That (a) section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
"§3056. Powers, authorities, and duties of United States Secret Service "(a) Under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the United States Secret Service is authorized to protect the following persons: "(1) The President, the Vice President (or other officer next in the order of succession to the Office of President), the Presidentelect, and the Vice President-elect. "(2) The immediate families of those individuals listed in paragraph (1). "(3) Former Presidents and their spouses for their lifetimes, except that protection of a spouse shall terminate in the event of remarriage. "(4) Children of a former President who are under 16 years of age. "(5) Visiting heads of foreign states or foreign governments. "(6) Other distinguished foreign visitors to the United States and official representatives of the United States performing special missions abroad when the President directs that such protection be provided. "(7) Major Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates and, within 120 days of the general Presidential election, the spouses of such candidates. As used in this paragraph, the term 'major Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates' means those individuals identified as such by the Secretary of the Tresisury after consultation with an advisory committee consisting of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the minority leader of the House of Representatives, the majority and minority leaders of the Senate, and one additional member selected by the other members of the committee. The protection authorized in paragraphs (2) through (7) may be
"(b) Under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secret Service is authorized to detect and arrest any person who violates— "(1) section 508, 509, 510, 871, or 879 of this title or, with respect to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal land banks, and Federal land bank associations, section 213, 216, 433, 493, 657, 709, 1006, 1007, 1011, 1013, 1014, 1907, or 1909 of this title;