Summary: H.R.115 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (01/10/2019)

Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act

This bill directs the Department of State to establish a policy regarding the use of location-tracking consumer devices by employees at diplomatic and consular facilities, and report the details of the policy to Congress.

The policy shall cover U.S. government staff, contractors, locally employed staff, and members of other agencies deployed at the facilities. The State Department shall give security briefings to inform new and existing employees of the policy.