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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
Aug. 9, 1999

Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce
Holds Second Meeting in New York

Commission Continues the Debate on Internet Taxation

WHAT: The Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce will hold its second meeting in New York, New York on September 14-15, 1999. 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 in to Congress no later than April 21, 2000.

September 14, 1999
The Millennium Hotel
145 West 44th St.
Midtown/Theater District

2:30 p.m. -- Media registration

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Subcommittee meetings

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. -- Full Commission meeting

5:30 p.m. -- Press availability

A block of rooms is reserved under the Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce-please call now to make your reservations (212) 768-4400.

September 15, 1999
Digital Sandbox
55 Broad St.
Financial District

9:00 a.m. -- Media registration

9:30 a.m. ­ 5:30 p.m. -- Commission meeting

TBD -- Press conference

Wednesday's meeting will be webcast at, under the calendar meetings section. Please visit the press room on the Commission web site to register for media credentials.

 Debbie Neville
O'Keeffe & Company, Inc.
(703) 883-9000, x104
 Mark Miner
Press Secretary
Office of the Governor of Virginia
(804) 692-3110

3401 North Fairfax Drive
Telephone: (703) 993-8049 · Facsimile: (703) 993-8250

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