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  • Latest Action: Sep 23, 2010 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1653, papers are returned to the Senate.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on September 09, 2009, with a roll call of 79 ayes, 19 nays, and 1 not voting.

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  • 80% of users oppose S.1023

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  • S.1023 has been viewed 16,047 times

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    Supporting Organizations

    • U.S. Travel Association

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    • U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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    • Walt Disney Company

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      I know that the organization Walt Disney Company supports S.1023
    • Carlson Hotels Worldwide

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      I know that the organization Carlson Hotels Worldwide supports S.1023
    • Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On September 15, 2009, by serendipitous - @daringone = completely agree. what a WASTE! I am getting so tired of the spending, spending, spending. And they keep taxing us to pay for this nonsense.

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      As noted by serendipitous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 15, 2009, "@daringone = completely agree. what a WASTE! I am getting so tired of the spending, spending, spending. And they keep taxing us to pay for this nonsense."
    • On September 15, 2009, by LillyinVA - This is precisely why I went to Washington on 9/12. We need to vote every last one of these critters out of office before we have no freedom or money left.

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      As noted by LillyinVA, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 15, 2009, "This is precisely why I went to Washington on 9/12. We need to vote every last one of these critters out of office before we have no freedom or money left."
    • On September 11, 2009, by daringone - Hooray, yet another government entity being created at a time when the government needs to stop spending our money. Rule #1 of government: It expands to take all available space. When will we stop making space available?

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      As noted by daringone, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 11, 2009, "Hooray, yet another government entity being created at a time when the government needs to stop spending our money. Rule #1 of government: It expands to take all available space. When will we stop making space available?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S.1023: Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - May 17, 2011 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.1023 Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011. ... S.1023: Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress. S.1023 - Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011.

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      As noted by opencongress.org on May 17, 2011, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.1023 Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011. ... S.1023: Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011 - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress. S.1023 - Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011. " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s1023/show)
    • Harry Reid &Senate Democrats in the Newsroom « Point/Counterpoint - November 30, 2010 by Point/Counterpoint - The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that it would reduce the deficit by $425 million over the next decade. [U.S. Travel Association, Get America's Economy Back on Track; Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate, S. 1023; ...

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      As noted by Point/Counterpoint on November 30, 2010, "The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that it would reduce the deficit by $425 million over the next decade. [U.S. Travel Association, Get America's Economy Back on Track; Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate, S. 1023; ..." (http://ynative77.wordpress.com/2010/12/01/harry-reid-senate-democrats-in-the-newsroom-35/)
    • Veräußerung einer Personengesellschaft | Doppelbesteuerung - November 19, 2010 by Doppelbesteuerung - B. Vogel, IStR 2007, 225, 228; Thiel in Kessler/Förster/Watrin [Hrsg.], Unternehmensbesteuerung, Festschrift für Herzig, 2010, S. 1023). Das gilt auch im Hinblick auf Art. 23 Abs. 1 Buchst. a Satz 1 DBA-Spanien. ...

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      As noted by Doppelbesteuerung on November 19, 2010, "B. Vogel, IStR 2007, 225, 228; Thiel in Kessler/Förster/Watrin [Hrsg.], Unternehmensbesteuerung, Festschrift für Herzig, 2010, S. 1023). Das gilt auch im Hinblick auf Art. 23 Abs. 1 Buchst. a Satz 1 DBA-Spanien. ..." (http://www.doppelbesteuerung.eu/?p=927)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • How Not to Increase U.S. Tourism - September 14, 2009 by The Heritage Foundation - ...week, the U.S. Senate's passed S. 1023, the "Travel Promotion Act of 2009" (TPA). This legislation, if it passes the House, could, ironically, make foreigners less inclined to visit the United States. By imposing fees on travelers applying for travel to

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      As noted by The Heritage Foundation on September 14, 2009, "...week, the U.S. Senate's passed S. 1023, the "Travel Promotion Act of 2009" (TPA). This legislation, if it passes the House, could, ironically, make foreigners less inclined to visit the United States. By imposing fees on travelers applying for travel to" (http://www.heritage.org/Research/PublicDiplomacy/wm2612.cfm)
    • - September 14, 2009 by Heritage.org - To fund these new government entities, Section 5 of S.1023 sets up "Travel Promotion Fund Fees," which will also fund the ESTA program. ...

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      As noted by Heritage.org on September 14, 2009, "To fund these new government entities, Section 5 of S.1023 sets up "Travel Promotion Fund Fees," which will also fund the ESTA program. ..." (http://www.visabureau.com/america/news/14-09-2009/nominal-fee-for-esta-to-communicate-us-entry-policies-promote-tourism.aspx)
    • How they voted Sept 12., 2009 - September 11, 2009 by New Mexican - US travel promotion: The Senate has passed the Travel Promotion Act (S. 1023), sponsored by Sen. Byron Dorgan, DN.D., that will establish a nonprofit ...

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      As noted by New Mexican on September 11, 2009, "US travel promotion: The Senate has passed the Travel Promotion Act (S. 1023), sponsored by Sen. Byron Dorgan, DN.D., that will establish a nonprofit ..." (http://www.santafenewmexican.com/Local%20News/How-they-voted-Sept-12---2009)
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