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Virtual Currency and Blockchain Technology (18-05)

Financial Services & Commerce
Telecommunications & Information Technology

Rising use and acceptance of virtual currencies and the technology that underpins them are increasingly presenting unique issues for state lawmakers and regulators.  This issue brief describes virtual currencies such as bitcoin, discusses blockchain technology, and describes recent state legislation on these topics

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details