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H.R.1521 Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 15, 2010 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .

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  • 73% of users support H.R.1521

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    • On September 11, 2009, by joshua_pedrick - How about a bill requiring cell phone service providers to reveal all taxes and fees upfront? I recently attempted to get AT&T to list what my monthly bill would amount to and they refused no matter how much I pressured them. How is that sort of business practice still legal?

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      As noted by joshua_pedrick, a user on OpenCongress.org, on September 11, 2009, "How about a bill requiring cell phone service providers to reveal all taxes and fees upfront? I recently attempted to get AT&T to list what my monthly bill would amount to and they refused no matter how much I pressured them. How is that sort of business practice still legal? "
    • On July 05, 2009, by Bud9342 - Federal government should not restrict a State's right. I agree enough taxes are paid all the way around, but seems the Federal government is responsibility for most of them.

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      As noted by Bud9342, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 05, 2009, "Federal government should not restrict a State's right. I agree enough taxes are paid all the way around, but seems the Federal government is responsibility for most of them."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House Panel Approves Cell Tax Fairness Act / Cell Tax Fairness Act ... - December 29, 2010 by LawUpdates.com - All Law Updates - H.R. 1521, 9/15/2010. Share. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law has voted by unanimous consent to endorse Rep. Zoe Lofgren's Cell Tax Fairness Act to the full Judiciary ...

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      As noted by LawUpdates.com - All Law Updates on December 29, 2010, "H.R. 1521, 9/15/2010. Share. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law has voted by unanimous consent to endorse Rep. Zoe Lofgren's Cell Tax Fairness Act to the full Judiciary ..." (http://www.lawupdates.com/summary/house_panel_approves_cell_tax_fairness_act/)
    • The Internet Taxman's Mouth Is Watering | WorldTech24 | news 24h - December 29, 2010 by WorldTech24 | news 24h - A House Judiciary subcommittee approved of the Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009 (H.R. 1521) on Wednesday. The bill is designed to prevent local and state governments from levying any new taxes on cell phone bills. The bill was introduced ...

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      As noted by WorldTech24 | news 24h on December 29, 2010, "A House Judiciary subcommittee approved of the Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009 (H.R. 1521) on Wednesday. The bill is designed to prevent local and state governments from levying any new taxes on cell phone bills. The bill was introduced ..." (http://www.worldtech24.com/business/internet-taxmans-mouth-watering)
    • 10 trends voor 2011 - December 16, 2010 by Weblog Rob Speekenbrink - ... TEDxAmsterdam @Delft live op TU (1634); Bluff your way into social media (1556); Social media en HR (1521); Nationale marketingdag 2010 (1485); TEDx Amsterdam live at TUDelft (1468); Usabilityt test TU Delft website (1462) ...

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      As noted by Weblog Rob Speekenbrink on December 16, 2010, "... TEDxAmsterdam @Delft live op TU (1634); Bluff your way into social media (1556); Social media en HR (1521); Nationale marketingdag 2010 (1485); TEDx Amsterdam live at TUDelft (1468); Usabilityt test TU Delft website (1462) ..." (http://rspeekenbrink.weblog.tudelft.nl/2010/12/17/10-trends-voor-2011)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Today on the Hill - June 08, 2009 by The Washington Post - ...2141 Rayburn. House Judiciary (11:30 a.m.): The Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee holds a hearing on H.R.1521, the "Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009," to restrict any state or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell p

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      As noted by The Washington Post on June 08, 2009, "...2141 Rayburn. House Judiciary (11:30 a.m.): The Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee holds a hearing on H.R.1521, the "Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009," to restrict any state or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell p" (http://feeds.voices.washingtonpost.com/click.phdo?i=6b64535d7fd49813c30053258434904c)
    • MyWireless.org(R) Thanks Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Trent Franks ... - March 16, 2009 by PR Newswire (press release) - Bipartisan legislation intended to provide consumers that protection, entitled the 'Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009,' or HR 1521, was re-introduced today in ...

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      As noted by PR Newswire (press release) on March 16, 2009, "Bipartisan legislation intended to provide consumers that protection, entitled the 'Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009,' or HR 1521, was re-introduced today in ..." (http://sev.prnewswire.com/null/20090317/DC8486317032009-1.html)
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