Sweeping ‘Bitcoin Rights’ Bill Becomes Law in Oklahoma

Sweeping ‘Bitcoin Rights’ Bill Becomes Law in Oklahoma

The bill will protect Oklahomans’ right to self-custody digital assets. It also makes it legal for Oklahoma residents to mine crypto, both at home and on an industrial scale.

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a sweeping ‘Bitcoin Rights’ bill into law on Monday, enshrining Oklahomans’ legal right to mine, transact with, and self-custody cryptocurrencies and boosting the state’s reputation for being a friendly destination for crypto companies and investors.

The bill, HB3594, was introduced by Republican state Rep. Brian Hill and carried in the Senate by Republican state Sen. Bill Coleman. It was inspired by model policy from state-focused bitcoin mining advocacy group Satoshi

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