Louisiana Signs Bills to Protect Crypto Mining and Ban CBDCs

Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry signed a bill to prohibit central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and protect crypto mining

It guarantees individuals and businesses the ability to accept crypto for legal goods and services and to self-custody crypto in non-custodial and hardware wallets

It protects home crypto mining in compliance with local noise ordinances

It permits commercial crypto mining in industrial-zoned areas in compliance with all ordinances

Under the law, operating a node to connect to a blockchain protocol or a secondary protocol, transferring crypto on the protocol, and staking on the protocol are legal