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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 26, 2008
President Bush Signs H.R. 5938 Into Law
On Friday, September 26, 2008, the President signed into law:
H.R. 5938, which authorizes the U.S. Secret Service to provide protection to former Vice Presidents, their spouses, and their children under 16 years of age for up to six months after the date the former Vice President leaves office; and makes several changes to Federal criminal law related to computer fraud and identity theft, including authorizing restitution to victims of identity theft for the value of the time reasonably spent attempting to remediate the harm incurred as result of the offense.
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