20 Apr '17, 6pm

Bitcoin MSB Exemption Goes to New Hampshire Governor for Approval

Bitcoin MSB Exemption Goes to New Hampshire Governor for Approval

Senators in New Hampshire have passed a bill that would exempt digital currency traders from money transmission regulations, advancing the measure to the state's governor for signature. HB436, first filed in mid-January, aims to create an exception from money transmission requirements for "persons conducting business using transactions conducted in whole or in part in virtual currency". The proposal drew both supporters and critics – grassroots advocates on one side, state officials like New Hampshire’s chief banking regulator on the other – and in a vote early last month, the state House of Representatives passed the measure and sent to the Senate. When reached, Senate representative told CoinDesk the bill earlier today passed by a 13-10 vote, and it now goes to Governor Chris Sununu for signature. Public records show that the Senate’s Commerce Committee – which considere...

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