Presidential Protection Assistance Act of 1975: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight Procedures of the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, on S. 2166 ... H.R. 1244 ... July 28, 1975

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Page 55 - Except as otherwise provided by law, sums appropriated for the various branches of expenditure in the public service shall be applied solely to the objects for which they are respectively made and for no others.
Page 74 - Subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, the United States Secret Service, Treasury Department. Is authorized to protect the person of the President of the United States...
Page 74 - Inspectors, and agents of the Secret Service are authorized to make arrests without warrant for any offense against the United States committed In their presence, or for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such felony. Moneys expended from Secret Service appropriations for the purchase of counterfeits and subsequently recovered shall be reimbursed to the appropriation current...
Page 25 - ... the protection of the President is in a real sense a Governmentwide responsibility which must necessarily be assumed by the Department of State, the FBI, the CIA, and the military intelligence agencies as well as the Secret Service. Moreover, a number of imponderable questions have to be weighed if any change in the intimate association now established between the Secret Service and the President and his family is contemplated.
Page 74 - President-elect ; the protection of the person of a visiting head of a foreign state or foreign government and, at the direction of the President, other distinguished foreign visitors to the United States and official representatives of the United States performing special missions abroad...
Page 25 - ... Secret Service be provided with the personnel and resources which the Service and the Department of the Treasury may be able to demonstrate are needed to fulfill its important mission. 8. Even with an increase in Secret Service personnel, the protection of the President will continue to require the resources and cooperation of many Federal agencies. The Commission recommends that these agencies, specifically the FBI, continue the practice as it has developed, particularly since the assassination,...
Page 73 - Treasury, after consultation with the advisory committee, as being major presidential or vice presidential candidates who should receive such protection (unless the candidate has declined such protection). (b) The advisory committee referred to in subsection (a) shall consist of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the minority leader of the House of Representatives, the majority leader of the Senate, the minority leader of the Senate and one additional member selected by the other members...
Page 74 - Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs, resists, or interferes with an agent of the United States Secret Service engaged In the performance of the protective functions authorized by this section, by the Act of June 6. 1968 (82 Stat. 170), or by section 1752 ot title 18, United States Code, shall be fined not more than $300 or Imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
Page 74 - President at his request; and to detect and arrest any person committing any offense against the laws of the United States relating to coins, obligations, and securities of the United States and of foreign governments...
Page 74 - In respect to the performance of such duty, make arrests without warrant for any offense against the United States committed in his presence, or for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States if he has reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed, or is committing, such felony...

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