H.R.8772: Block the Tok Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 6, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 7, 2022

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Bill Summary

Block the Tok Act This bill prohibits the social media application TikTok from accessing user data of U.S. citizens from within China, and it requires the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether TikTok has engaged in unfair or deceptive practices. The bill also prohibits the download or use of TikTok at U.S. military installations, at certain federal agencies, and on federal government devices.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 7, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
Sept. 6, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Sept. 6, 2022

Introduced in the House by Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.)

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