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The Honorable James S. Gilmore, III
Commonwealth of Virginia


Mr. Dean F. Andal
California Board of Equalization

Mr. C. Michael Armstrong
Chairman and CEO,

Mr. Joseph H. Guttentag
Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy
U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Honorable Paul C. Harris Sr. Delegate
Virginia House of Delegates

The Honorable Delna Jones
Washington County, Oregon

The Honorable Ron Kirk
City of Dallas

The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt
State of Utah

Mr. Gene N. Lebrun
President (1997-1999)
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

The Honorable Gary Locke
State of Washington

Mr. Grover Norquist
Americans for Tax Reform

Mr. Robert Novick
General Counsel
U.S. Trade Representative

Mr. Richard Parsons
Time Warner, Inc.

Mr. Andrew Pincus
General Counsel
U.S. Department of Commerce

Mr. Robert Pittman
President & Chief Operating Officer
America Online

Mr. David Pottruck
President & co-Chief Executive Officer
Charles Schwab and Company

Mr. John W. Sidgmore
Vice Chairman
MCI WorldCom and Chairman UUNET

Mr. Stanley Sokul
Independent Consultant
Association for Interactive Media

Mr. Theodore Waitt
Gateway, Inc.

For Immediate Release
January 19, 2000
Press Contact:
Debbie Neville
O'Keeffe & Company, Inc.
(703) 883-9000, ext. 104

Mark Miner
Press Secretary
Office of the Governor of Virginia
(804) 692-3110

Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce
Opens Registration for Dallas Meeting

Commission Readies for its Final Meeting

Arlington, VA - January 19, 2000 - The Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce has posted the registration details for its meeting March 20-21 in Dallas, Texas.

The Commission is scheduled to hold its final meeting on March 20, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and March 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held both days in the International Ballroom of the Fairmont Hotel, 1717 N. Akard Street, Dallas, Texas. Registration will open one hour before the start of the meeting each day. Also, the meeting will be Webcast live on the Commission's Web site. An agenda will be posted on the Web site in advance of the meeting.

The Commission has blocked a limited number of rooms at the Fairmont Hotel until February 17 for anyone wishing to attend the meeting. Reservations may be made directly with the hotel at 214-720-2020 or at 1-800-527-4727. The rate is $149 (single) and $179 (double) per room per night. Callers must ask reservation operators for this rate and specify the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce.

The meeting is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please visit the Commission's Web site to register:, and to view the Webcast of the previous meetings.

About the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce

Appointed by Congress in October 1998 as part of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, the 19-member Commission has been tasked with studying the impact of federal, state, local, and international taxation and tariffs on transactions using the Internet and Internet Access. The Commission's recommendations are due to Congress no later than April 21, 2000.

Editor's Note: Media representatives registering for the meeting should be sure to check the "media" block at the bottom of the registration form.

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