Wireless E-911; establishes procedure for collection and remittance of prepaid charges by sellers. (SB1472)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prepaid wireless E-911 charges. Establishes a procedure for the collection and remittance of prepaid wireless E-911 charges by sellers of prepaid wireless service in the Commonwealth. The charge is established at $0.38 per retail transaction, as such amount is adjusted proportionately with any change to the wireless E-911 surcharge. The Department shall establish registration and payment procedures with respect to prepaid wireless E-911 charges that substantially coincide with those applicable to the sales tax. Seller may retain three percent of collected prepaid wireless E-911 charges. The measure applies to retail transactions occurring on or after January 1, 2010. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/21/2009Presented and ordered printed 090137324
01/21/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/09/2009Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)