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house Bill H.R. 4966

Stored Value Device Registration and Reporting Act of 2010

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Stored Value Device Registration and Reporting Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend section 5316 of title 31, United States Code, to establish a reporting requirement for any stored value device carried out of, into, or through the United States, to establish registration requirements for stored value device businesses, and for other purposes.


Stored Value Device Registration and Reporting Act of 2010 - Treats as a financial institution subject to federal regulation any person engaged in the business of issuing stored value devices or processing transactions related to such devices, including accessing information pertaining to the funds stored on a device, retrieving such funds, or adding funds to be stored on the device. Treats such stored value devices as monetary instruments. Prescribes procedures for mandatory registration of such devices with the Secretary of the Treasury. Subjects to a civil penalty noncompliance with such requirement Instructs the Secretary to: (1) prescribe regulations establishing a threshold point under which small stored value device businesses are exempt from such registration requirements; and (2) study and report to Congress on specified uses of such devices, including the extent to which they are used to provide payments related to drug trafficking and human trafficking or financial support to terror cells operating within the United States.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedMarch 25th, 2010

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