[USC02] 22 USC 4868: Assignment of personnel at high risk, high threat posts
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22 USC 4868: Assignment of personnel at high risk, high threat posts Text contains those laws in effect on December 4, 2020
From Title 22-FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSECHAPTER 58-DIPLOMATIC SECURITYSUBCHAPTER IV-DIPLOMATIC SECURITY PROGRAM

§4868. Assignment of personnel at high risk, high threat posts

The Secretary to the extent practicable shall station key personnel for sustained periods of time at high risk, high threat posts (as such term is defined in section 4803 of this title) in order to-

(1) establish institutional knowledge and situational awareness that would allow for a fuller familiarization of the local political and security environment in which such posts are located; and

(2) ensure that necessary security procedures are implemented.

( Pub. L. 114–323, title I, §117, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1912 .)

References in Text

Section 4803 of this title, referred to in text, was in the original "section 104 of the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986, as added by section 401 of this Act" and was translated as reading "section 104 of the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986, as added by section 101(a) of this Act", meaning section 104 of Pub. L. 99–399, as added by section 101(a) of Pub. L. 114–323, which is classified to section 4803 of this title.

Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, and not as part of the Diplomatic Security Act which comprises this chapter.

Definitions

The term "Secretary" as used in this section means the Secretary of State, see section 2 of Pub. L. 114–323, set out as a note under section 2651 of this title.