Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wants to carry cryptocurrency payments to the merchants and distributors that do enterprise on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
In accordance to the publicly obtainable textual content of the resolution — which, in contrast to laws, doesn’t carry the drive of regulation — would require a set of officers targeted on the administration of the seat of Congress to take the steps required to make crypto payments obtainable.
Because the textual content of the decision notes:
“ACCEPTANCE OF CRYPTOCURRENCY. — The Architect of the Capitol, the Secretary of the Senate, and the Chief Administrative Officer of the Home of Representatives shall every, for the Capitol Buildings which can be underneath their jurisdiction— (1) topic to subsection (c), solicit and enter into contracts to present meals service and merchandising machines in such Capitol Buildings with individuals that may accept digital property as fee for items; and (2) encourage the reward outlets in such Capitol Buildings to accept digital property as fee for items.”
“My invoice would place Congress to lead on this subject by having congressional cafeterias, merchandising machines, and reward outlets accept crypto payments,” Cruz informed Breitbart Information, which first reported on the decision.
Cruz has emerged in current months as an advocate for cryptocurrency within the U.S. Senate, speaking positively concerning the bitcoin mining business specifically in his house state of Texas. Beforehand, Cruz sought to strip controversial language from a bipartisan infrastructure bundle associated to crypto taxation.