Text: H.R.925 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/28/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 925


To amend the Diplomatic Security Act to revise the provisions relating to personnel recommendations of the Accountability Review Board under such Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2013

Mr. Perry (for himself, Ms. Meng, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Collins of Georgia, Mr. Cook, Mr. Engel, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Radel, Mr. Royce, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Vargas, and Mr. Yoho) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To amend the Diplomatic Security Act to revise the provisions relating to personnel recommendations of the Accountability Review Board under such Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Revision of provisions relating to personnel recommendations of Accountability Review Board.

(a) In general.—Section 304(c) of the Diplomatic Security Act (22 U.S.C. 4834(c)) is amended—

(1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1)—

(A) by striking “Whenever” and inserting “If”; and

(B) by striking “has breached the duty of that individual” and inserting “has engaged in misconduct or unsatisfactorily performed the duties of employment of that individual, and such misconduct or unsatisfactory performance has significantly contributed to the serious injury, loss of life, or significant destruction of property, or the serious breach of security that is the subject of the Board’s examination as described in subsection (a)”;

(2) in paragraph (2), by striking “finding” each place it appears and inserting “findings”; and

(3) in the matter following paragraph (3)—

(A) by striking “has breached a duty of that individual” and inserting “has unsatisfactorily performed the duties of employment of that individual”; and

(B) by inserting “of employment” after “performance of the duties”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to any case of an Accountability Review Board that is convened under section 301 of the Diplomatic Security Act (22 U.S.C. 4831) on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.