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H.R. 3991: TELL Act

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To require that any person that maintains an internet website or that sells or distributes a mobile application that maintains and stores information collected from such website or application in China to disclose that such information is stored and maintained in the People's Republic of China and whether the Chinese Communist Party or a Chinese state-owned entity has access to such information.

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Sponsor and status

Jeff Duncan

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jun 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jun 17, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 17, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

This bill is scheduled for the following committee meetings:
Dec 9, 2021 10:30 a.m. — House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (8 Republicans)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jun 17, 2021
 
Introduced

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Dec 9, 2021
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3991 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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