Text: S.3455 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3455


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 12, 2020

Mr. Hawley (for himself, Mr. Scott of Florida, and Mr. Cotton) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


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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