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SB 1603 imposes 6% cell phone tax - https://mailchi.mp/ce87f2d6467f/sb-1603-imposes-6-cell-phone-tax #OROCL This bill imposes up to a 6% tax on cell phones to extend broadband services to rural areas without internet access. Subject to a maximum $28 million in the universal service fund.