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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.

Press Contact:
Debbie Neville
O'Keeffe & Company, Inc.
(703) 883-9000, ext. 104
For Immediate Release
March 17, 2000

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

Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce Posts Dallas Agenda
Commission Holds Final Meeting to Ready Congressional Report

Arlington, VA - March 17, 2000 - The Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce today posted the agenda for its meeting scheduled Monday, March 20 and Tuesday, March 21 in Dallas. The Commission will continue in-depth discussions on Monday and consider findings, recommendations, resolutions and amendments. The Commission will continue discussions on its proposed report on Tuesday in preparation for meeting its April 21 deadline for reporting to Congress. A detailed agenda for the meeting is attached.

"The Commission is confident in its ability to submit a substantive, insightful, and robust report to Congress on the issues related to Internet taxation," said Heather Rosenker, executive director of the Commission. "The Dallas meeting wraps up the CommissionŐs hard work and dedication over the last year."

The meeting will be held Monday, March 20, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the International Ballroom of the Fairmont Hotel, 1717 N. Akard St., Dallas. The meeting will also be carried live via audio and video Web-cast on the CommissionŐs Web site ( A verbatim transcript of the meeting and the archived Web-cast will also be available on the CommissionŐs Web site the week of March 27, 2000.

For more information about the meeting and the Commission, the public may visit the CommissionŐs Web site at

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.

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