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H.R.1002 Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 02, 2011 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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  • 85% of users support H.R.1002

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    • CTIA - The Wireless Association

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    • It's Time for the "Wireless Fairness Act" - WIPP - Women Impacting ... - July 14, 2012 by http://blog.wipp.org/ - WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ...

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      As noted by http://blog.wipp.org/ on July 14, 2012, "WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ..." (/url?q=http://blog.wipp.org/2012/07/its-time-for-the-wireless-fair/&sa=U&ei=VqMJUKzvCc6A2QXIxpXYBw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE5MEEIZbTQxaFqiBiPpdP9Dq2hnw)
    • It's Time for the "Wireless Fairness Act" - WIPP - Women Impacting ... - July 14, 2012 by http://blog.wipp.org/ - WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ...

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      As noted by http://blog.wipp.org/ on July 14, 2012, "WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ..." (/url?q=http://blog.wipp.org/2012/07/its-time-for-the-wireless-fair/&sa=U&ei=tDgIULC_GMeg2AWo6eTXBA&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGpMEbgwACY9l9WvSnLGLssUyc1Pw)
    • It's Time for the "Wireless Fairness Act" - WIPP - Women Impacting ... - July 14, 2012 by http://blog.wipp.org/ - WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ...

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      As noted by http://blog.wipp.org/ on July 14, 2012, "WIPP, along with countless others , are urging the Senate to take up the "Wireless Fairness Act" (S.543) The act, passed in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1002) earlier this year, was submitted by Senator Ron Wyden ..." (/url?q=http://blog.wipp.org/2012/07/its-time-for-the-wireless-fair/&sa=U&ei=NkUEUNupKaTU2AXa68SNCw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEDLmBkTnLEqFKFj7fF-DCBk_drSQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • MyWireless.org® Applauds Senate Finance Committee for Pro-Consumer 'State & Local Tax Reform' Hearin - April 28, 2012 by PR-USA.net - The Lofgren-Franks companion bill, H.R. 1002, was unanimously approved by voice vote in the House on November 1st of last year. Wyden-Thune, S. 971, would place a fair, responsible framework around the taxation of purchases of digital commerce – goods ..

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      As noted by PR-USA.net on April 28, 2012, "The Lofgren-Franks companion bill, H.R. 1002, was unanimously approved by voice vote in the House on November 1st of last year. Wyden-Thune, S. 971, would place a fair, responsible framework around the taxation of purchases of digital commerce – goods .." (http://pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1168916&Itemid=29)
    • CTIA-The Wireless Association(R) Statement After the Senate Finance Committee Hearing - April 25, 2012 by YAHOO! - WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax reform where the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 1002, S. 543), which would provide wireless consumers with a five year break on ...

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      As noted by YAHOO! on April 25, 2012, "WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the Senate Finance Committee hearing on tax reform where the Wireless Tax Fairness Act (H.R. 1002, S. 543), which would provide wireless consumers with a five year break on ..." (http://news.yahoo.com/ctia-wireless-association-r-statement-senate-finance-committee-163405360.html)
    • MyWireless.org(R) Applauds Senate Finance Committee for Pro-Consumer 'State & Local Tax Reform' Hearing - April 25, 2012 by YAHOO! - The Lofgren-Franks companion bill, H.R. 1002, was unanimously approved by voice vote in the House on November 1st of last year. Wyden-Thune, S. 971, would place a fair, responsible framework around the taxation of purchases of digital commerce - goods and

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      As noted by YAHOO! on April 25, 2012, "The Lofgren-Franks companion bill, H.R. 1002, was unanimously approved by voice vote in the House on November 1st of last year. Wyden-Thune, S. 971, would place a fair, responsible framework around the taxation of purchases of digital commerce - goods and " (http://news.yahoo.com/mywireless-org-r-applauds-senate-finance-committee-pro-162607727.html)
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