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Legislative Alert: Louisiana Ad Tax Bills
Two bills taxing advertising have been introduced in the Louisiana legislature. HB 605, introduced by Representative Mark Wright (R-Covington) is a broad-based services tax that includes advertising services.
Legislative Alert: Maryland Digital Ad Tax Update | 4/15/21
As I am sure you know, the Maryland General Assembly passed the legislation delaying implementation of the Digital Ad Tax for one year and excluding broadcasters and news media entities from the tax.
Legislative Alert: California Commercial Mail Bill Update
The hearing on the Commercial Mail bill scheduled for April 5 was cancelled at the request of the sponsor, State Senator Monique Limon.
Legislative Alert: Maryland Digital Ad Tax Update | 4/5/21
As you know, the Digital Ad Tax is now Maryland law. However, there is still a great deal of uncertainty – within the business community and government – as to what that means.
Legislative Alert: California Commercial Mail Bill
State Senator Monique Limon (D) has introduced legislation that would place overly restrictive and duplicative restrictions on the use of commercial mail for advertising purposes.
Florida Privacy Legislation
Later today the Florida House Regulatory Reform Subcommittee will be taking up HB 969, the Computer Data Privacy Act. While AAF supports meaningful privacy protections for Florida consumers, this legislation would not achieve those goals.
Legislative Alert: Hawaii Privacy Legislation
Last week the Hawaii Senate Committee on Government Operations conducted a hearing on SB 1009, a consumer privacy bill. While AAF supports effective privacy protections for all Hawaiians, we believe this legislation is overly restrictive.
Legislative Alert: Maryland Digital Ad Tax Update | 2/12/21
I am sorry to let you know that despite our best efforts, earlier today the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax.
Legislative Alert: Oklahoma Privacy Legislation
As you may be aware, yesterday the Oklahoma Legislature’s House Committee on Technology voted to approve the Oklahoma Data Privacy Act. If approved, it would be one of the most restrictive state privacy laws in the nation.
Legislative Alert: Maryland Digital Ad Tax Update | 2/11/21
This afternoon the Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-48 to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax. The Senate is expected to vote on the matter tomorrow afternoon. I urge you to contact Senators in opposition to the tax.
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