AAF Legislative Alerts

2/22/2021 
Last week the Hawaii Senate Committee on Government Operations conducted a hearing on SB 1009, a consumer privacy bill. While AAF supports effective privacy protections for all Hawaiians, we believe this legislation is overly restrictive.
2/12/2021 
As you may be aware, yesterday the Oklahoma Legislature’s House Committee on Technology voted to approve the Oklahoma Data Privacy Act. If approved, it would be one of the most restrictive state privacy laws in the nation.
2/12/2021 
I am sorry to let you know that despite our best efforts, earlier today the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax.
2/11/2021 
This afternoon the Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-48 to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax. The Senate is expected to vote on the matter tomorrow afternoon. I urge you to contact Senators in opposition to the tax.
2/11/2021 
The Maryland House of Delegates is expected to vote this afternoon on overriding Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax. If the vote is successful the Senate could vote as soon as tomorrow.
2/9/2021 
As you may be aware Maryland Senate President Mike Ferguson and House Majority Leader Eric Luedtke have introduced bills intended to mitigate the local impact of the digital ad tax should the General Assembly override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto.
2/4/2021 
We have learned that the vote in the House of Delegates to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital ad tax originally expected on February 8 has been pushed back to Thursday, February 11, with the possibility of further delays.
2/1/2021 
The Maryland House of Delegates is tentatively expected to vote February 8, one week from today, to try to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax.
2/1/2021 
Nebraska State Senator Tom Briese (R) has introduced legislation to lower the sales tax rate and expand the base to include all services, including advertising. The bill is similar to one the Senator introduced last year.
12/17/2020 
Washington State Representative Vandana Slatter (D-Bellevue) has a released a draft proposal to tax the sales of digital advertising in the state. For the reasons below, I urge you to email Rep. Slatter and other members of the legislature.