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HB 782 - Wireless Phone Card Fees - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Conrad Appel III voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Conrad Appel III made in this general time period.

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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Wireless Phone Card Fees

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (83-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Wireless Phone Card Fees

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that imposes a two percent emergency 911 service charge on wireless retail transactions.

Highlights:
-Imposes a prepaid wireless service charge to fund emergency 911 services (Sec. 1). -Requires the seller to collect each service charge at the time of the transaction (Sec. 1). -Excludes the two percent charge for tax purposes (Sec. 1). -Allows the seller to retain two percent of the revenue collected from the service charge (Sec. 1). -Provides that the funds collected from this tax shall be distributed to each communications district, based on population (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Wireless Phone Card Fees

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that imposes a two percent emergency 911 service charge on wireless retail transactions.

Highlights:
-Imposes a two percent wireless service charge per transaction to fund emergency 911 services (Sec. 1). -Requires the seller to collect each service charge at the time of the transaction (Sec. 1). -Exempts the revenue collected from the two percent charge from tax measurements (Sec. 1). -Provides that the funds collected from this tax shall be distributed to each communications district, based on population (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Wireless Phone Card Fees

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that imposes a two percent emergency 911 service charge on wireless retail transactions.

Highlights:
-Imposes a prepaid wireless service charge to fund emergency 911 services (Sec. 1). -Requires the seller to collect each service charge at the time of the transaction (Sec. 1). -Excludes the two percent charge for tax purposes (Sec. 1). -Allows the seller to retain two percent of the revenue collected from the service charge (Sec. 1). -Provides that the funds collected from this tax shall be distributed to each communications district, based on population (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Wireless Phone Card Fees

Sponsors

  • Noble E. Ellington (LA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Edwin R. 'Ed' Murray (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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