H.R.6938 - Advancing Blockchain Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] (Introduced 05/19/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/19/2020 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, and Foreign Affairs, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6938 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/19/2020)
Advancing Blockchain Act
This bill requires the Department of Commerce to study and report on the impact of blockchain technology on U.S. businesses conducting interstate commerce.
Such study shall involve, among other things, (1) listing industry sectors that develop and use blockchain technology and public-private partnerships focused on promoting the adoption and use of such technology, (2) establishing a list of federal agencies asserting jurisdiction over such industry sectors and entities, and (3) assessing risks and trends in the marketplace and supply chain of blockchain technology.
Commerce must report to Congress the results of such study and any recommendations to promote the adoption of blockchain technology.