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Introduced in House (02/12/2009)

State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2009 - Prohibits any state from imposing a discriminatory tax on any means of providing multichannel video programming distribution services, including Internet protocol technology (or any successor protocol), direct broadcast satellite delivery, and cable television services.

Defines a tax as discriminatory if the net tax imposed on one means of providing multichannel video service is higher than the net tax rate imposed on another.

Applies this prohibition only to any tax imposed on or after January 1, 2008.