S. 543 - Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011

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Summary:
A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011

S. 543 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property.
Other Titles
  • Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • State and local taxation
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/10/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/10/2011
3/10/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
3/10/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011

1 organization supported this bill

CTIA - The Wireless Association
Andrew Feinberg (2012, April 17). Wireless execs call for Senate action on tax bills, Digital Goods Act. The Hill. Retrieved April 17, 2012, from http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/222075-wireless-execs-call-for-senate-action-on-tax-bills.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Communications & Electronics interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$500$0
John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$3,150$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$2,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,500$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$7,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$6,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,750$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,600$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,300$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,300$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,300$0
Joe LiebermanICT$-1,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,300$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$500$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,900$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$5,050$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$500$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$5,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$2,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$4,100$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,250$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$2,400$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$500$0
John BarrassoRWY$5,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$3,150$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$2,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$4,400$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,500$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$7,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$6,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,750$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,600$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,300$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$2,700$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$2,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$1,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,300$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,300$0
Joe LiebermanICT$-1,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,300$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$500$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,900$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$5,050$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$500$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,250$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$5,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$2,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$4,100$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,250$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,300$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$2,400$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Communications & Electronics$113,600

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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