H.R.5589 - Examine Overseas Diplomatic Footprint Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 04/24/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/24/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5589 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/24/2018)
Examine Overseas Diplomatic Footprint Act of 2018
This bill directs the Department of State, before initiating site selection for a diplomatic or consular post that is expected to employ 10 or fewer direct hire U.S. government employees for at least three years, to analyze options, including consolidation with other nearby posts.
The State Department shall complete a cost-benefit analysis for maintaining each such post for the prior three years.