South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has vetoed a bill that bans the use of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, as money. The bill, masquerading as a Universal Commercial Code (UCC) guidelines update, also paves the way for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Emphasizing that this bill is clearly “a threat to our freedom,” the governor urged 20 other states that are about to consider a similar bill to “block this legislation from passing.”
South Dakota’s Governor Vetoes Bill That ‘Bans’ Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies for Use as Money
The government of the U.S. state of South Dakota announced Friday that Governor Kristi Noem has vetoed House Bill 1193 “which would infringe upon freedom in digital currency.” In her veto letter, the governor explained:
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HB 1193 adopts
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