H.R.115: Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act

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Bill 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...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 11
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H429)

Jan. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H429-430)
Jan. 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 10
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 115.
Jan. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Jan. 10
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 3
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Jan. 3

Introduced in the House by Joaquín Castro (D-Texas)

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