US HB296 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Pending: House Financial Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Provides for the investigation of new financial technologies (e.g., digital currencies) and their use in terrorism and other illicit activities. Specifically, the bill establishes the Independent Financial Technology Task Force to Combat Terrorism and Illicit Financing, which must research terrorist and illicit use of new financial technologies and issue an annual report. The Department of the Treasury must establish a fund to provide a reward for a person who provides information leading to the conviction of an individual involved with terrorist use of digital currencies. Additionally, the bill establishes the FinTech Leadership in Innovation and Financial Intelligence Program to support the development of tools and programs to detect terrorist and illicit use of digital currencies.

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Title

Financial Technology Protection Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-13HouseReferred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-13HouseReferred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-01-13HouseIntroduced in House

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