Marketplace Fairness Act

(S. 698/H.R. 2775)

This legislation gives states the option to require out-of-state businesses, such as those selling pet medicine, pet products or equipment, pet detergents or other pet products online or through catalogs, to collect and use taxes already owed under state law the same way local businesses do.
Status: Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) introduced S. 698 on March 10, 2015, and it was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah-3) introduced H.R. 2775 on June 15, 2015, and it was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. On July 1, 2015, the bill was referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law.
AVMA Position: Support
Primary Contact: Gina Luke