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California Senator Robert Hertzberg
California Moves Forward to Allow Vital Records to be Issued on Blockchain
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law this week that establishes a blockchain option for delivering individuals’ records, such as birth and marriage certificates
California Senator Robert Hertzberg

Brazil Congress. (Marisa Cornelsen/Unsplash)
Brazilian Congress Postpones Crypto Bill Vote Until After October Presidential Elections
Deputies were originally scheduled to consider the text this week, which has already been approved by the Senate.
Brazil Congress. (Marisa Cornelsen/Unsplash)

Bandera de Panamá (Luis Gonzalez/Unsplash)
Panamá aprueba ley cripto que regula transacciones y aplica exenciones impositivas
El proyecto de ley regula el comercio de criptomonedas y les aplica 0% de impuestos a las ganancias de capital.
Bandera de Panamá (Luis Gonzalez/Unsplash)

Russian government building in Moscow. (Shutterstock)
Russian Government Introduces Crypto Bill to Parliament Over Central Bank Objections
The Ministry of Finance is pushing forward with cryptocurrency regulation in Russia. Crypto payments will still be prohibited.
Russian government building in Moscow. (Shutterstock)

The Connecticut State Capitol, in Hartford
The States Can't Blockchain
If states want to promote the use of blockchain tech, they need advisors with solid technical understanding of what they're trying to legislate.
The Connecticut State Capitol, in Hartford

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Lawmaker Wants New York State to Pilot Local Cryptocurrencies
A bill introduced by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim would launch pilot programs testing cryptocurrencies as a community monetary system.
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Nebraska Lawmaker Files 3 Blockchain Bills
A lawmaker in Nebraska has filed a trio of bills focused on blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
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Official: Russia to Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill Next Week
New cryptocurrency laws are expected to be introduced to the Russia's national legislature on Dec. 28.
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South Korean Officials Weigh New Curbs on Bitcoin Trading
The South Korean government is considering a range of policy options in order to curb what it called an "overheating of virtual currency speculation."
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Russia Could Pass Cryptocurrency Law This Year, Senior Lawmaker Says
Russia may have a finalized cryptocurrency trading bill by the end of the summer, according to a senior lawmaker.
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