H.R. 1521 (111th): Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009


Mar 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2009--Introduced.Cell Tax Fairness Act of 2009 - Prohibits states or local governments from imposing any new discriminatory tax on mobile services, mobile service providers, or mobile service property for five ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1521”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


198 cosponsors (117R, 81D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5793 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2008

S. 1192 (Related)
Mobile Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 2009

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