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S.219 Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 25, 2012 Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.

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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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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: 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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    • Sunlight Foundation

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    • Campaign Legal Center

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    • Government Policy: The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent ... - July 26, 2012 by Alerts - S. 219 received a Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing in April 2012. Also in April 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules to require some television broadcasters to make ...

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      As noted by Alerts on July 26, 2012, "S. 219 received a Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing in April 2012. Also in April 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules to require some television broadcasters to make ..." (/url?q=http://government-policy.blogspot.com/2012/07/the-state-of-campaign-finance-policy.html&sa=U&ei=qa0SUN-kEaWt0AH_9oFY&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGHBRibXr8ggltAyDddY0uFycEfmA)
    • Government Policy: The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent ... - July 25, 2012 by Alerts - S. 219 received a Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing in April 2012. Also in April 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules to require some television broadcasters to make ...

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      As noted by Alerts on July 25, 2012, "S. 219 received a Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing in April 2012. Also in April 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new rules to require some television broadcasters to make ..." (/url?q=http://government-policy.blogspot.com/2012/07/the-state-of-campaign-finance-policy.html&sa=U&ei=xk4RULqGMISs8AT664Eo&ved=0CC4QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFKkxxqNU2MSkpqmdZY7m99qFayOQ)
    • Senate Electronic Filing -- If Everybody Loves it, Why Hasn't it ... - April 26, 2012 by http://www.opensecrets.org/news/ - on S. 219 - the "Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act." It seems there is nearly consensus in support of electronic filing of campaign finance reports. Sen. Jon Tester's bill, which may be one of the shortest on the docket, ...

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      As noted by http://www.opensecrets.org/news/ on April 26, 2012, "on S. 219 - the "Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act." It seems there is nearly consensus in support of electronic filing of campaign finance reports. Sen. Jon Tester's bill, which may be one of the shortest on the docket, ..." (/url?q=http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2012/04/senate-electronic-filing----if-ever.html&sa=U&ei=gAuhT9aWNMq8tweX4aDLCg&ved=0CDkQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNH_-mMbCARrclQPi8KbdUb1BW5OpQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Roundup: U.S. women rout Colombia in soccer 3-0 - July 29, 2012 by TheDay - It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218 at Lord's Cricket Ground. ROWING - The United States and ...

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      As noted by TheDay on July 29, 2012, "It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218 at Lord's Cricket Ground. ROWING - The United States and ..." (http://www.theday.com/article/20120729/SPORT21/307299915/1070/zip06)
    • Ryan Lochte takes gold while Michael Phelps places fourth, and Olympics results roundup - July 29, 2012 by Woodland Daily Democrat - It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218. It was Italy's first-ever gold in the event. The United ...

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      As noted by Woodland Daily Democrat on July 29, 2012, "It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218. It was Italy's first-ever gold in the event. The United ..." (http://www.dailydemocrat.com/ci_21185260/ryan-lochte-takes-gold-while-michael-phelps-places?source=rss_viewed)
    • Lochte wins 400 IM final for first US gold - July 28, 2012 by Associated Press - It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218 at Lord's Cricket Ground. It was Italy's first-ever gold in the event.

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      As noted by Associated Press on July 28, 2012, "It was America's first medal of the games. Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the U.S. 219-218 at Lord's Cricket Ground. It was Italy's first-ever gold in the event." (http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OLY_OLYMPIC_RDP?SITE=CAWOO&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-07-28-17-01-51)
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