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H.R.148: DISCLOSE 2013 Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||government operations and politics|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.|
|Total Cosponsors||86 (86 Democrats, 1 Republican)|
|Introduced||Jan. 3, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 25, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Disclosure of Information on Spending on Campaigns Leads to Open and Secure Elections Act of 2013 or DISCLOSE 2013 Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to redefine the term "independent expenditure" as an expenditure by a person that, when taken as a whole, expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate, or is the functional equivalent of express advocacy because it can be interpreted by a reasonable person only as advocating the election or defeat of a candidate, taking into account whether the communication involved mentions a candidacy, a political party, or a challenger to a candidate, or takes a position on a candidates, qualifications, or fitness for office.
Expands the period during which certain communications are treated as electioneering communications.
Prescribes: (1) disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and certain other entities; and (2) disclaimer requirements for campaign-relate...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 25, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Administration|