US HB115 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on January 11 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-01-11 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-11SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2019-01-10HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-01-10HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H429)
2019-01-10HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 115.
2019-01-10HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H429-430)
2019-01-10HouseMr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

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