S. 3160: SOS Act


Jul 12, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 12, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 12, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


David Perdue

Junior Senator from Georgia



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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 17 pages


3% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

A bill to require all Department of State employees to use Department-managed email accounts and telephonic systems for all work-related electronic communications, to require the Secretary of State to submit an annual report to Congress on any security violations within the Department, to provide training to Department of State employees on the rules and procedures governing the appropriate handling of classified information, to reform the process for identifying and archiving classified information, and for other purposes.

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Jul 12, 2016

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