Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 113th Congress.

S. 1235 - Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2013

Taxation. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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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) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2013

S. 1235 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

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 2013
  • Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2013
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • State and local taxation
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/26/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/26/2013
6/26/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
6/26/2013Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$48,650
$1,088,953
$9,036,539
$8,650
$767,126
$38,300
$10,988,218
$0
12 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2013

12 organizations supported this bill

American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
American Legislative Exchange Council
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Americans for Tax Reform
Norquist, Grover (2013, June 26). Letter to Senators on the Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2013 (S. 1235). Retrieved July 9, 2013, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Consumer Action
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from Blog.
Heartland Institute
(2013, June 29). Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Introduction of Wireless Tax Fairness Act in U.S. Senate. PRWeb. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from PRWeb.
Institute for Policy Innovation
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Mackinac Center For Public Policy
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Mywireless.org
mywireless.org (n.d.). Wireless Tax Fairness Act. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Politic365
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Progressive Policy Institute
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
MyWireless.org (2013, June 24). Everyone is talking about the ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’…. Blog. Retrieved July 9, 2013, from MyWireless.org.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$145,644$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$28,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$73,200$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$97,488$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$9,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$137,694$0
John BoozmanRAR$43,245$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$26,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$68,890$0
Maria CantwellDWA$18,300$0
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,963$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,750$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$54,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$84,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$17,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$22,150$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$42,620$0
John CornynRTX$116,505$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$6,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,606,262$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$8,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$6,650$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$202,171$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,689$0
Al FrankenDMN$23,200$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$89,541$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,888$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$16,457$0
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,950$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$30,833$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$7,750$0
Dean HellerRNV$141,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$73,285$0
John HoevenRND$23,850$0
Jim InhofeROK$47,575$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$14,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$167,507$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Tim KaineDVA$68,683$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$177,549$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$43,653$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$45,116$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$104,917$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,500$0
John McCainRAZ$224,643$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$36,050$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$286,256$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,750$0
Jerry MoranRKS$19,450$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,450$0
Chris MurphyDCT$13,800$0
Patty MurrayDWA$14,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$37,100$0
Rand PaulRKY$470,758$0
Rob PortmanROH$140,696$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$67,671$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$78,250$0
Jim RischRID$52,602$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,817$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,113,979$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$70,378$0
Tim ScottRSC$281,262$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,800$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,233$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,050$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$18,388$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,000$0
John ThuneRSD$250,953$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,525,401$0
Mark UdallDCO$92,250$0
Tom UdallDNM$13,350$0
David VitterRLA$166,226$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$38,900$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$25,200$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$3,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$19,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,600$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$145,644$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$12,500$0
John BarrassoRWY$28,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$73,200$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$97,488$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$9,200$0
Roy BluntRMO$137,694$0
John BoozmanRAR$43,245$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$35,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$26,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$68,890$0
Maria CantwellDWA$18,300$0
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,963$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,750$0
Jeff ChiesaRNJ$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$54,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$84,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$17,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$22,150$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$16,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$42,620$0
John CornynRTX$116,505$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$6,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,606,262$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$8,750$0
Dick DurbinDIL$6,650$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$5,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$202,171$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,347,689$0
Al FrankenDMN$23,200$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$89,541$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,888$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$16,457$0
Tom HarkinDIA$5,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$35,950$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$30,833$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$7,750$0
Dean HellerRNV$141,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$73,285$0
John HoevenRND$23,850$0
Jim InhofeROK$47,575$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$14,500$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$167,507$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Tim KaineDVA$68,683$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$177,549$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$43,653$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$45,116$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$104,917$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,500$0
John McCainRAZ$224,643$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$36,050$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$286,256$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$58,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$11,750$0
Jerry MoranRKS$19,450$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,450$0
Chris MurphyDCT$13,800$0
Patty MurrayDWA$14,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$37,100$0
Rand PaulRKY$470,758$0
Rob PortmanROH$140,696$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$67,671$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$78,250$0
Jim RischRID$52,602$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,817$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$19,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,113,979$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Brian SchatzDHI$4,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$70,378$0
Tim ScottRSC$281,262$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$7,800$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$30,233$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,050$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$18,388$0
Jon TesterDMT$15,000$0
John ThuneRSD$250,953$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,525,401$0
Mark UdallDCO$92,250$0
Tom UdallDNM$13,350$0
David VitterRLA$166,226$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$38,900$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$25,200$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$3,500$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$19,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$35,600$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,036,539
Telecommunications$1,088,953
Minority/Ethnic Groups$767,126
Fiscal & tax policy$48,650
Human Rights$38,300
Consumer groups$8,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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