S.219 - Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act

A bill to require Senate candidates to file designations, statements, and reports in electronic form. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to require Senate candidates to file designations, statements, and reports in electronic form. as introduced.
  • Short: Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act as introduced.

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Jon Tester

D-MT

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Would require senators and Senate candidates to file their campaign finance disclosure forms electronically so the information can be made public in a more timely manner. Senate campaigns are the only federal political committees that are not required to file their disclosures electronically.
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Official Summary

1/27/2011--Introduced.Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require all election-related designations, statements, and reports required to be filed under the Act to be filed directly with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

Organizations Supporting S.219

  • Sunlight Foundation
  • Campaign Legal Center
  • OMB Watch
  • Campaign Finance Institute
  • Center for Responsive Politics
  • Fix Congress First
  • ...and 8 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.219

  • New York Times


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