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Introduced in House (02/14/2013)

Protecting Americans Abroad Act - Amends the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 to allow the Department of State to use a best-value contracting method in awarding local guard or protective service contracts in high risk areas abroad under the diplomatic security program.