H.R.6896 - No TikTok on Government Devices Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4] (Introduced 05/15/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/15/2020 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6896 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/15/2020)
No TikTok on Government Devices Act
This bill prohibits federal employees from using the social media video application TikTok on government-issued devices.
Specifically, the bill prohibits employees and officers of the United States, Members of Congress, congressional employees, and officers and employees of government corporations from downloading or using TikTok, or any successor application from the developer, on any device issued by the federal government or a government corporation, with the exception of specified activities (e.g., cybersecurity research).