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CS/HB 273: Money Services Businesses

GENERAL BILL by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Aloupis

Money Services Businesses; Revises provisions related to violations of money services business activities & penalties for such violations; revises provisions related to certain prohibited activities without license; revises requirements for money transmitter or payment instrument seller to conduct business; revises requirements for written contract between money transmitter or payment instrument seller & authorized vendor; provides requirements for money transmitter that receives virtual currency; excludes virtual currency in calculation of permissible investments; revises recordkeeping requirements for money transmitter or payment instrument seller; revises financial liability requirements for money transmitter or payment instrument seller.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023
Last Action: 1/19/2022 House - Added to Second Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/12/2021 House • Filed
10/22/2021 House • Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
11/23/2021 House • Added to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee agenda
12/1/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
12/2/2021 House • Reported out of Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
12/3/2021 House • Original reference removed: State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/14/2022 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
1/19/2022 House • Favorable by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar