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     Idaho Statutes

Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


18-6726.  TikTok use by state employees on a state-issued device prohibited. (1) As used in this section, "TikTok" means the social networking service owned by the Chinese company ByteDance Limited or any successor application.
(2)  No person or entity that contracts with the state government and no member or employee of:
(a)  The executive branch, the state legislature, or the judiciary;
(b)  Any state-funded agency, department, organization, commission, office, division, board, bureau, council, college, university, administration, or corrections industry or any other division or subdivision that is funded in whole or in part through funds appropriated in the state budget; or
(c)  The Idaho air national guard, Idaho army national guard, or Idaho state police, not including use for gathering military intelligence or criminal investigations by law enforcement,
shall download or use the TikTok application or visit the TikTok website on any network owned by, operated by, or otherwise under the control of state government or on any state government-issued device, including but not limited to a cellular phone, a computer, or any other device capable of internet connectivity.
(3)  The executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch shall implement controls to prevent the use of TikTok on state government-issued equipment or while connected to any network owned, operated, or otherwise under the control of state government.
(4)  Any person who knowingly violates the provisions of subsection (2) of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

[18-6726, added 2023, ch. 136, sec. 2, p. 380.]

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