The House passed a bill extending the moratorium on Internet access taxes by seven years, putting the period on par with a recently passed Senate bill and sending the bill to President Bush for his signature.

The House passed the bill by a 402-0 vote. An earlier version of the bill passed by the House had called for only a four-year period (see House Extends Internet Tax Ban by Four Years and Senate Extends Internet Tax Moratorium). Now that both chambers have passed identical provisions, the bill goes to President Bush for his approval. The previous moratorium was set to expire Nov. 1.

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