About the bill
H.R. 2433 requires the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis to assess the threat posed by the use of virtual currencies to support designated foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs), and disseminate the assessment to State, local, and tribal law enforcement officials via the National Network of Fusion Centers.
According to the bill’s sponsor, “Research suggests that terrorists’ use of virtual currencies has been limited so far, but with groups like ISIS becoming more technologically sophisticated and virtual currencies becoming more accessible, the table is set for this threat to grow significantly in a very short time. We need to confront this threat immediately, and the first step is to fully assess and understand it.”
H.R. 2433 was included in H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization Act, which passed the …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Rice Introduces Legislation Targeting Terrorists Use of Virtual Currencies”
— Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2017
May 16, 2017
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May 18, 2017
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Sep 12, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 2433 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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