3 Members of Euro Parliament Call for Stricter Bitcoin Controls, Prohibit …

3 Members of Euro Parliament Call for Stricter Bitcoin Controls, Prohibit …

Three France-based members of the European Parliament have tabled a motion for a resolution calling “stricter controls over all virtual currency” such as Bitcoin. The trio have even asked to “prohibit” virtual currency exchanges transactions altogether which, in essence, is asking for a ban of all such transactions.

Three members of European Parliament, all French nationals, have tabled a motion for a resolution on “controlling virtual currencies such as the ‘bitcoin’”. The motion was tabled on November 25th, 2015.

The members cite Rule 133 of the European Parliament’s Rules of Procedure wherein a motion of 200 words or under can be tabled by any member of the Parliament for “a resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the European Union.”

The three members of Parliament are:

  • Sophie Montel, a member at the Committee on Budgets and elsewhere.
  • Florian Philippot, a member of two committees, namely the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Constitutional Affairs.
  • Dominique Bilde, a member on the Committee on Culture and Education and Education and elsewhere.

The Motion

The tabled motion is as follows:

The European Parliament,

–             having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.    

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