New Bill Would Let California State Agencies Accept Bitcoin



California is the latest U.S. state to jump on the bitcoin payments bandwagon.

Senator Kamlager filed Bill 1275 to the state’s legislature on Friday to add a section to the government code that relates to services provided by Californian agencies to the public.

“This bill would authorize a state agency to accept cryptocurrency as a method of payment for the provision of government services,” per the text.

The bill joins a growing cohort of U.S. states looking to implement legislation that incentivizes the usage of bitcoin as a medium of exchange.


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