The Governor of Arizona Doug Dusi signed a law allowing corporations to store and distribute data in distributed registries. The document was published on the legislative website Legiscan.
According to a member of the Republican party of Arizona Jeff Weninger, the adopted document was one of the three laws “that open doors to new technologies in Arizona”.
Two other documents, which impose restrictions on the ban homemade hash, and assign virtual currencies the status of “digital expression value”, currently under consideration by the state Senate.
Recall that in April 2017 the state of Arizona recognized the legitimacy of the signatures stored in the blockchain, as well as the use of smart contracts.
Also at the end of February 2018 house of representatives of Arizona adopted a bill banning city and County authorities to take any restrictive measures concerning people who have in their private homes set in the node of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.