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Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation
Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills that recognize the legal use of Bitcoins and other digital currencies in California, repeal a requirement for food handlers to use gloves, and keep minor truants out of lockup facilities, his aides announced Saturday. In all, the governor signed 15 pieces of legislation into law, including one that reflects the changing way that technology has Californians doing business. AB 129 will allow Bitcoins and other digital currency to be legally used in transactions in California by repealing a provision of state law that bars the use of "anything but the lawful money of the United States." Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) said the new law he...

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