US HB6896 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 33-1)
Status: Introduced on May 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-15 - 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.
Pending: House Oversight and Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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).

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Title

No TikTok on Government Devices Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-15HouseReferred 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.
2020-05-15HouseReferred 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.
2020-05-15HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3455 (Same As) 2020-08-10 - By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 116-250.

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