In the Mexican Parliament passed a bill regulating the cryptocurrency.
According to Reuters, the bill was approved by the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Mexican Parliament. To ensure that the bill came into effect, will now require the signature of President Enrique peña Nieto.
In September a draft law aimed at determining the legal status of cryptocurrencies and the prevention of their illegal use has been approved by the Mexican Senate.
According to the text of the bill, the cryptocurrency would not be recognized in Mexico legal medium of exchange, which is consistent with the statements of the Central Bank of the country beginning in 2017. Then the former head of the Bank of Mexico, Agustin Carstens, said that the cryptocurrency should not be considered as currency, but as goods.
In addition, the bill also seeks to cryptocurrency transactions took place under the supervision of the Central Bank.
Reuters reports that the movement along the vector defined by the current bill in the coming months it is planned to develop with minor acts of other regulatory bodies such as securities Commission, Central Bank and Ministry of Finance.