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S.1635 Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 passed the Senate by unanimous consent on April 28, 2016. (See Whoa! Senate Passes @StateDept Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, FY2016). Below is Part 5 of 6 extracted from
thomas.gov congress.gov for easier reading (oh, joy, the links timeout!). See below on what’s included but read the bill via congressional record in PDF or as TEXT here as alternative sources.
Sec. 501. Worldwide security protection.
Sec. 502. Embassy security, construction and maintenance.
Sec. 511. Local guard contracts abroad under diplomatic security program.
Sec. 512. Disciplinary action resulting from unsatisfactory leadership in relation to a security incident.
Sec. 513. Management and staff accountability.
Sec. 514. Security enhancements for soft targets.
Sec. 521. Additional reports on expansion and enhancement of Marine Corps Security Guard Program.
Sec. 531. Designation and reporting for high threat, high risk posts.
Sec. 532. Designation and reporting for high-risk counterintelligence threat posts.
Sec. 533. Enhanced qualifications for Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for high threat, high risk posts.
Sec. 534. Security environment threat list briefings.
Sec. 535. Comptroller General of the United States report on implementation of Benghazi Accountability Review Board recommendations.
Sec. 536. Foreign Affairs Security Training Center.
Sec. 537. Language training.
Sec. 541. Provision of copies of accountability review board reports to Congress.
Sec. 542. Staffing.
Part 1: S.1635: Title I – @StateDept Authorities and Activities (FY2016)
Part 2: S.1635: TITLE II–Organization and Personnel of the Department of State (FY2016)
Part 3: S.1635: TITLE III – International Organizations (FY2016)
Part IV: S.1635: Title IV – Consular Authorities (FY2016)
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