Former Presidents: Pensions, Facilities, and Services

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The Former Presidents Act (72 Stat. 838) of 1958 provides financial and
practical means to those who have served as President of the United States
and still retain certain implicit public duties. In 1958, the cost of former
Presidents to the public was an estimated $64,000. In FY84, approximately
$27 million will be spent on benefits to former Presidents and their widows.
Operation and maintenance of Presidential Libraries was approximately $14.9
million in FY83. This report discusses increasing concerns regarding the amounts and the types of expenditures that have been made.

Creator(s): Smith, Stephanie
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 18, 1984
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 18, 1984
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The Former Presidents Act (72 Stat. 838) of 1958 provides financial and
practical means to those who have served as President of the United States
and still retain certain implicit public duties. In 1958, the cost of former
Presidents to the public was an estimated $64,000. In FY84, approximately
$27 million will be spent on benefits to former Presidents and their widows.
Operation and maintenance of Presidential Libraries was approximately $14.9
million in FY83. This report discusses increasing concerns regarding the amounts and the types of expenditures that have been made.

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7 Pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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