A bill that would have enabled North Dakota lawmakers to more closely study the issue of whether to regulate digital currencies failed to pass a vote yesterday.
First introduced in the state senate in January, the bill eventually passed in a unanimous 46-0 vote, eventually moving on to the House of Representatives on 13th January. The bill sought to study "the feasibility and desirability of regulating virtual currency, such as bitcoin", according to the original text.
At the moment, the future of the bill now remains unclear, though it would need to be resubmitted to the Senate for new consideration.
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