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House Proceeding 10-30-07 on Oct 30th, 2007 :: 0:34:19 to 0:36:47
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Loretta Sanchez

0:34:02 to 0:34:19( Edit History Discussion )

Loretta Sanchez: legislation that's before us. two weeks ago when the house brought legislation to the floor on internet taxation, i was only one of two that opposed it. i opposed it not because i

Anna G. Eshoo

0:34:19 to 0:34:36( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: opposed extending the moratorium. quite to the contrary. i offered legislation with mr. goodlatte that would have made internet taxation a ban on it permanent. we introduced legislation that

Anna G. Eshoo

0:34:19 to 0:36:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Anna G. Eshoo

Anna G. Eshoo

0:34:36 to 0:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: enjoyed over 240 bipartisan co--sponsors. that legislation was not -- co-sponsors. that legislation was not considered by the judiciary or the house. it contained a loophole that could have

Anna G. Eshoo

0:34:46 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: opened up the possibility of new taxes on the internet services, such as email and music downloading. i knew we could do better, and today we are. the senate amended legislation will establish

Anna G. Eshoo

0:35:04 to 0:35:20( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: the longest term for the internet tax moratorium since it was first created in 1998. the congress acted on that, again, in 2001, in 2004, and today's moratorium is the longest that will

Anna G. Eshoo

0:35:20 to 0:35:33( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: be adopted. so i think it's a cause for celebration. the legislation will guarantee that new barriers created by taxation of the internet access and ecommerce will not emerge when the current

Anna G. Eshoo

0:35:33 to 0:35:49( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: moratorium ends, which is just in -- as the chairwoman said, 36 hours away. so we're coming in right under the wire. i think that this is very important policy for our country. we will --

Anna G. Eshoo

0:35:49 to 0:36:05( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: 20 seconds more, madam chairwoman? ms. sanchez: i yield the gentlewoman an additional 20 seconds. ms. eshoo: it will advance our goal of broadband for everyone in the united states, and

Anna G. Eshoo

0:36:05 to 0:36:18( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: i'm very, very pleased that the senate, under the leadership of really the father of this effort, senator ron widen, new father of twins, a son and a daughter, many congratulations to him.

Anna G. Eshoo

0:36:18 to 0:36:29( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: i urge all of my colleagues -- this should be a 100% vote in the house for a seven-year moratorium. and i thank the leadership for bringing it to the floor and her chairwoman for her leadership

Anna G. Eshoo

0:36:29 to 0:36:38( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: on this as well. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back her time. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: i yield to mr. goodlatte, a senior member of the judiciary,

Anna G. Eshoo

0:36:38 to 0:36:47( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: and a principle republican of the sponsor of the permanent ban on internet taxes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for five minutes. mr. goodlatte: madam

Bob Goodlatte

0:36:47 to 0:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. goodlatte: i thank the gentleman from texas for his leadership on this issue as

Bob Goodlatte

0:36:47 to 0:40:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

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