To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exclude digital tokens from the definition of a security, to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to enact certain regulatory changes regarding digital units secured through public key cryptography, to adjust taxation of virtual currencies held in individual retirement accounts, to create a tax exemption for exchanges of one virtual currency for another, to create a de minimis exemption from taxation for gains realized from the sale or exchange of virtual currency for other than cash, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Length: 14 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on April 9, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Soto Statement on Facebooks New Cryptocurrency: Potential Opportunity for Financial Inclusion”
— Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL9] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2019
Apr 9, 2019
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H.R. 2144 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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