About the bill
H.R. 4989 requires the State Department to establish policies for personnel working at U.S. embassies or consulates regarding the use of consumer devices that may have location tracking capabilities. The bill also requires that such policies be included in security briefings for current and new employees, and requires a one-time report once the policies have been developed.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 4989 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act, H.R. 4989, 115th Cong. (2018).
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