Text: H.R.6896 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6896


To prohibit certain individuals from downloading or using TikTok on any device issued by the United States or a government corporation.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 15, 2020

Mr. Buck (for himself, Mr. Correa, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Banks, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Budd, Ms. Cheney, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Norman, Mr. Perry, Mr. Reschenthaler, Mr. Rice of South Carolina, Mr. Spano, Mr. Steube, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Wright, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Dunn, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, and Mr. Stewart) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To prohibit certain individuals from downloading or using TikTok on any device issued by the United States or a government corporation.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “No TikTok on Government Devices Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on downloading or using TikTok by Federal employees.

(a) In general.—Except as provided in subsection (b), no employee of the United States, officer of the United States, Member of Congress, congressional employee, or officer or employee of a government corporation may download or use TikTok or any successor application developed by ByteDance or any entity owned by ByteDance on any device issued by the United States or a government corporation.

(b) Exception.—Subsection (a) shall not apply to any investigation, cybersecurity research activity, enforcement action, disciplinary action, or intelligence activity.


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