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S. 431 - Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

S. 431 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act.
Other Titles
  • Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act
  • Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act
Sponsor
John Thune
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Internet and video services
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • State and local taxation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/10/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/10/2015
2/10/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
2/10/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

30 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

30 organizations supported this bill

60 Plus Association
60 Plus Association (2015, February 11). Seniors Group Gives Enthusiastic Endorsement to Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from 60 Plus Association.
Amazon.com
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Americans for Tax Reform
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
AT&T
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
CenturyLink
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Citizens Against Government Waste
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Comcast
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
CONNECT
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 30). RE: Support for Passage of a permanent "Internet Tax Freedom Act". Retrieved December 2, 2015, from CompTIA.
CTIA - The Wireless Association
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Digital Liberty
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2015, February 25). Tell Your Senators: Support the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from FreedomWorks.
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Institute for Policy Innovation
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Madery Bridge Associates
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Mywireless.org
Malarkey, Kathryn (2015, February 10). Congress Moves Forward to Make Internet Access Tax Free Forever. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Mywireless.org.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
National Cable & Telecommunications Association (2015, February 10). Statement of NCTA Regarding Introduction of the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from NCTA.
National Taxpayers Union
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
NBCUniversal
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
OCTANe
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 30). RE: Support for Passage of a permanent "Internet Tax Freedom Act". Retrieved December 2, 2015, from CompTIA.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
SBE Council (2015, August 25). Time To Make Internet Tax Freedom Permanent. Retrieved September 2, 2015, from SBEC.
T-Mobile
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Technology Councils of North America
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 30). RE: Support for Passage of a permanent "Internet Tax Freedom Act". Retrieved December 2, 2015, from CompTIA.
Time Warner Cable
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Verizon Communications
Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition (2015, February 10). Coalition Applauds Senate Bill Protecting Consumers from Taxation of Internet Access. Retrieved February 11, 2015, from Internet Tax Freedom Act Coalition.
Women Impacting Public Policy
Shrum, Rob (2015, August 25). 51 U.S. Senators support Internet Tax Freedom (Do yours?). Retrieved September 2, 2015, from Women Impacting Public Policy.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$123,978$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$717,011$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$99,274$0
John BarrassoRWY$146,950$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$282,740$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$307,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$443,236$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$460,811$0
John BoozmanRAR$117,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,100$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$141,375$0
Richard BurrRNC$255,699$0
Maria CantwellDWA$90,120$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$217,974$0
Ben CardinDMD$103,529$0
Tom CarperDDE$96,540$0
Bob CaseyDPA$168,400$0
Bill CassidyRLA$424,072$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$208,225$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$115,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$169,248$0
Bob CorkerRTN$122,012$0
John CornynRTX$322,848$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,429,142$0
Mike CrapoRID$103,994$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,012,366$0
Steve DainesRMT$366,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$40,850$0
Dick DurbinDIL$107,125$0
Mike EnziRWY$85,350$0
Joni ErnstRIA$242,360$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$129,939$0
Deb FischerRNE$395,121$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,452,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$250,291$0
Cory GardnerRCO$766,305$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$281,894$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$188,113$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$322,304$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$241,531$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$62,625$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$90,965$0
Dean HellerRNV$379,157$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$70,755$0
John HoevenRND$81,530$0
Jim InhofeROK$119,984$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$224,695$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$962,264$0
Tim KaineDVA$221,911$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,250$0
Mark KirkRIL$266,285$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$216,963$0
James LankfordROK$259,990$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$190,950$0
Mike LeeRUT$896,104$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$119,466$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$592,920$0
John McCainRAZ$372,770$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$299,688$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$756,849$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$192,497$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$76,825$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$187,912$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$114,143$0
Chris MurphyDCT$148,189$0
Patty MurrayDWA$249,821$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$312,359$0
Rand PaulRKY$534,011$0
David PerdueRGA$318,428$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$99,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$483,605$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$86,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$123,600$0
Jim RischRID$105,187$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$240,217$0
Mike RoundsRSD$171,129$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,100,930$0
Bernie SandersIVT$19,315$0
Ben SasseRNE$763,101$0
Brian SchatzDHI$260,400$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$357,559$0
Tim ScottRSC$516,110$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$52,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$159,550$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$94,147$0
Dan SullivanRAK$679,372$0
Jon TesterDMT$186,855$0
John ThuneRSD$560,989$0
Thom TillisRNC$341,033$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,526,882$0
Tom UdallDNM$155,350$0
David VitterRLA$14,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$267,472$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$153,616$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$118,840$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$168,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$165,309$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$123,978$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$717,011$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$99,274$0
John BarrassoRWY$146,950$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$282,740$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$307,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$443,236$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$460,811$0
John BoozmanRAR$117,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,100$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$141,375$0
Richard BurrRNC$255,699$0
Maria CantwellDWA$90,120$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$217,974$0
Ben CardinDMD$103,529$0
Tom CarperDDE$96,540$0
Bob CaseyDPA$168,400$0
Bill CassidyRLA$424,072$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$208,225$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$115,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$169,248$0
Bob CorkerRTN$122,012$0
John CornynRTX$322,848$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,429,142$0
Mike CrapoRID$103,994$0
Ted CruzRTX$2,012,366$0
Steve DainesRMT$366,350$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$40,850$0
Dick DurbinDIL$107,125$0
Mike EnziRWY$85,350$0
Joni ErnstRIA$242,360$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$129,939$0
Deb FischerRNE$395,121$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,452,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$250,291$0
Cory GardnerRCO$766,305$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$281,894$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$188,113$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$322,304$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$241,531$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$62,625$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$90,965$0
Dean HellerRNV$379,157$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$70,755$0
John HoevenRND$81,530$0
Jim InhofeROK$119,984$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$224,695$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$962,264$0
Tim KaineDVA$221,911$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,250$0
Mark KirkRIL$266,285$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$216,963$0
James LankfordROK$259,990$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$190,950$0
Mike LeeRUT$896,104$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$119,466$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$592,920$0
John McCainRAZ$372,770$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$299,688$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$756,849$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$192,497$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$76,825$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,350$0
Jerry MoranRKS$187,912$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$114,143$0
Chris MurphyDCT$148,189$0
Patty MurrayDWA$249,821$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$312,359$0
Rand PaulRKY$534,011$0
David PerdueRGA$318,428$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$99,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$483,605$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$86,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$123,600$0
Jim RischRID$105,187$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$240,217$0
Mike RoundsRSD$171,129$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,100,930$0
Bernie SandersIVT$19,315$0
Ben SasseRNE$763,101$0
Brian SchatzDHI$260,400$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$357,559$0
Tim ScottRSC$516,110$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$52,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$159,550$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$94,147$0
Dan SullivanRAK$679,372$0
Jon TesterDMT$186,855$0
John ThuneRSD$560,989$0
Thom TillisRNC$341,033$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,526,882$0
Tom UdallDNM$155,350$0
David VitterRLA$14,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$267,472$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$153,616$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$118,840$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$168,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$165,309$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Cable distributors & service providers$4,571,011
Telephone utilities$3,898,953
Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,449,444
Cell/wireless service providers$1,172,188
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Computer manufacture & services$903,616
Vendors$732,416
Political consultants/advisers$683,864
Small business associations$392,318
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Pro-business associations$60,450
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
Business tax coalitions$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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