Pennsylvania might slap a 10% tax on violent video games, but the industry says the proposed law is fundamentally flawed
|02/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering a bill that would place a 10% tax on video games with a Mature or Adults Only rating from the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
- Rep. Christopher Quinn first proposed the bill in October 2018, and it has been re-introduced for the 2019 legislative session with bi-partisan support.
- Revenue generated by the tax would be used to fund school safety measures.
- The Entertainment Software Association, which is responsible for the ESRB ratings, claims that the bill violates the first amendment by targeting video games based on their content.
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