- Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and Representative Peter Meijer (R-MI) introduced the Retirement Savings Modernization Act.
- The Act would empower retirement savers to choose from a wide range of asset classes.
- While crypto is not specifically mentioned, the Act unlocks elective alternatives including digital assets.
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Washington, D.C., 29 September 2022 – The Crypto Council for Innovation supports the introduction of the Retirement Savings Modernization Act released today by Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and Representative Peter Meijer (R-MI).
“This bill unlocks more options for millions of Americans,” said Brett Quick, Head of Government Affairs, Crypto Council. “We applaud the leadership of Senator Toomey, Senator Scott, and Representative Meijer for recognizing that a wide range of investment options should be available for retirement savers so they can choose how to best plan for their futures.”
The Act clarifies that under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), plan fiduciaries may offer a wide range of asset classes as investment options. While crypto is not specifically mentioned, the Bill would enable Americans to choose to include digital assets as a part of their retirement plans.
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