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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
September 7, 1999

Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce Posts Schedule for Upcoming New York Meeting
Commission Continues the Debate on Internet Taxation

WHAT: The Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce will post the schedule later today for its September 14-15 meetings in New York City, New York. To view the schedule, please visit the Commission's Web site at, under the calendar and meetings section. An agenda will be posted on the Web site prior to the meeting.

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.

September 14, 1999 The Millennium Hotel
145 West 44th St., 8th floor conference center
Midtown/Theater District
2:30 p.m. Media registration
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Full Commission meeting
September 15, 1999 Global Community Sandbox
55 Broad St.
Financial District
8:00 a.m. Media registration
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Commission meeting (Note: new start time)
1:45 p.m. Media Availability
The meetings are free and open to the public but pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please visit the Commission's Web site to register. Webcasts of the September 14 meeting (audio only) and the September 15 meeting (audio and video) will be available on the Commission's Web site.

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

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