A Texas lawmaker has put forward a proposed constitutional amendment that would protect the right to own and use digital currencies like bitcoin in the state.
, sponsored by Representative Matt Schaefer, would alter Article I of the Texas state constitution to enshrine the right to use any "mutually agreed upon medium of exchange". The bill was introduced on 2nd March.
What’s more, the amendment would impede any government effort to interfere with that use or ownership.
As the resolution states:
If passed by the legislature, the proposed amendment would then be included on the ballot for approval by Texas voters this November.
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