Tom Emmer, the US representative for Minnesota, has plans for crypto security. The presser released on September 21, announces that bills to broaden safety in the DLT system would set out.
The “Safe Harbor for Taxpayers with Forked Assets Act,” the “Resolution Supporting Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology,” and the “Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act” are the contents of the bill to be issued.
The bill is keen on helping the blockchain sector develop and grow. The main concern is, however, on forked assets being regulated back into the system. Soft forks allow older crypto to work on the blockchain, but hard forks are incompatible with the new blocks on the chain.
As such, a simplified legal environment is hoped to be achieved by passing thee bills, while welcoming forking reports from individuals, not by fining them but taking actions to re-instate the forked cryptocurrency into the system.
For it to become a reality, Emmer states, “ taxpayers can only comply with the law when the law is clear.” And to make that happen, Emmer has co-chairman-ed the Congressional Blockchain Caucus. The sitting comprises of officials wanting to make a change and allowing cryptocurrency and blockchain to eke out on its own.
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