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H.R. 6850 (115th): Financial Reporting Threshold Modernization Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 20, 2018 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6850

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 20, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services

A BILL

To update thresholds for certain currency transaction reports and suspicious activity reports, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Financial Reporting Threshold Modernization Act.

2.

Updating thresholds for certain currency transaction reports and suspicious activity reports

(a)

Thresholds for certain currency transaction reports

(1)

In general

Not later than the end of the 180-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall revise regulations issued with respect to section 5313 of title 31, United States Code, to update each $10,000 threshold amount in such regulations to $30,000.

(2)

Threshold for reports relating to coins and currency received in nonfinancial trade or business

Section 5331 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking $10,000 each place such term appears in heading or text and inserting $30,000.

(b)

Thresholds for suspicious activity reports

Not later than the end of the 180-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, each Federal department or agency that issues regulations with respect to reports on suspicious transactions described under section 5318(g) of title 31, United States Code, shall update each $5,000 threshold amount in such regulations to $10,000 and each $2,000 threshold amount in such regulation to $3,000.

(c)

Updating the money services business definition thresholds

Not later than the end of the 180-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall revise section 1010.100(ff) of title 31, Code of Federal Regulations, to update each $1,000 threshold amount in such regulations to $3,000.