Advancing The Blockchain Bill

Blockchain, News, Opinion | June 10, 2020 By:

Around the world, governments are rapidly experimenting with and deploying blockchain to improve efficiency, secure platforms, and promote transparency in areas like supply chain management, identification, titles, bookkeeping, energy consumption, voting, and more. 

The United States, however, has lagged behind the global movement towards blockchain adoption.


US Congressman Tom Emmer Drafts Bills To Support Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies

News, Regulation | September 24, 2018 By:

Tom Emmer, the US Representative for Minnesota’s 6th congressional district, has announced that he will introduce three bills to support blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

“The United States should prioritize accelerating the development of blockchain technology and create an environment that enables the American private sector to lead on innovation and further growth,


California Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Recognize Blockchain Records

Blockchain, News, Regulation | February 23, 2018 By:

California Assemblyman Ian Calderon has introduced a bill that would declare data stored on blockchain to be considered an electronic record.

Calderon, a Democrat from the Gateway Cities region, submitted Assembly Bill 2658 which would expand the existing definition of electronic records and signatures under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.


Blockchain Bill in Arizona Would Prevent Regulation Of Crypto Nodes

News, Regulation | February 9, 2018 By:

Arizona State Representative Jeff Weninger has introduced a bill that would protect blockchain node operators from possible prohibitions by local and county governments.

House Bill 2602, which was introduced on February 6, states that cities, towns, and counties may not prohibit or otherwise restrict an individual from running a node on blockchain technology in a residence.