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Stablecoin Bill Won’t Force All Issuers to Be Banks, Congressman Says
The key legislation that could open a path for stablecoin rules isn’t expected to stick to regulators’ recommendation to insist only banks put out tokens.
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Digital Dollar Would Secure Greenback as Global Reserve Currency, Lawmaker Argues
Rep. Jim Himes published a 15-page white paper arguing in favor of a digital dollar.
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House Bill Could Let Treasury Secretary Block International Crypto Transactions
A provision in the America COMPETES Act would give the Treasury secretary the power to block U.S. firms from interacting with some crypto transactions or exchanges, if it becomes law.
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Regulators’ Stablecoin Report Met With Bipartisan Pushback
The President’s Working Group suggested Congress enact legislation that would limit stablecoin issuance to insured depository institutions, but this appears to be a nonstarter among the crypto-literate on Capitol Hill.
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US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Require Digital Dollar Updates
A bipartisan bill would require the U.S. Treasury secretary to publish a report on the dollar's role in the global economy, as well as how central bank digital currency efforts are proceeding.
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