The Alabama Governor June 9 signed a law concerning the administration of lifeline qualifying public assistance programs for excise tax purposes. The law includes measures: 1) authorizing state agencies administering the program in the state to cooperate with the Federal Communications Commission and the Universal Service Administrative Company to establish access to the respective state agency’s client data files for the purpose of determining eligibility, enrollment, and other administrative functions; and 2) providing that a subscriber who receives lifeline service...