Summary: H.R.4969 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2018)

Improving Embassy Design and Security Act of 2018

This bill sets forth diplomatic post design and construction requirements.

The Department of State shall:

  • use the design-build project delivery system in which one entity works under a single contract to provide design and construction services at diplomatic posts that have not yet received design or construction contracts,
  • develop a vertical standard design for diplomatic posts that are to be situated on smaller plots of land,
  • adapt the design that utilizes a standardized design template with design-build project delivery at diplomatic posts that require a more customized design, and
  • consult with Congress regarding any diplomatic post project that utilizes a non-standard design.