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The U.S. House has advanced a bipartisan bill that could ban TikTok in the United States due to national security concerns.

The legislation, introduced by Chairman Mike Gallagher and Ranking Member Raja Krishnamoorthi, passed through the House Energy and Commerce Committee with a 50-0 vote.

If enacted, the bill would require ByteDance to sell TikTok within 5 months or face removal from U.S. app stores.

Lawmakers argue that TikTok poses a threat to national security as long as it is owned by ByteDance, prompting a call for divestment to ensure the app’s availability under new ownership.

TikTok has responded by asking its users to reach out to their congressional representative to protest the ban.