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S. 229 - DISCLOSE Act of 2015

Government operations and politics. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

DISCLOSE Act of 2015

S. 229 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2015
  • DISCLOSE Act of 2015
  • DISCLOSE Act of 2015
Sponsor
Sheldon Whitehouse
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Business records
  • Congressional elections
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Financial services and investments
  • Government information and archives
  • Labor-management relations
  • Political advertising
  • Political parties and affiliation
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Tax-exempt organizations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/21/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/21/2015
1/21/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
1/21/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$750
$7,379,240
$525,766
$8,250,935
$341,900
$5,398,859
$45,000
$21,942,450
$0
31 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
DISCLOSE Act of 2015

31 organizations supported this bill

African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Brennan Center for Justice
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Campaign Legal Center
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Common Cause
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Communications Workers of America
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Courage Campaign
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Daily Kos
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Democracy 21
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Democracy Matters
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Demos
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Endangered Species Coalition
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Every Voice
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Franciscan Action Network
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Free Speech for People
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Issue One
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
League of Women Voters
Jones, Jessica (2015, January 21). 4 Solutions to Fight the Corruptive Influence of Money in Politics. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from League of Women Voters.
Main Street Alliance
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Money Out Voters In
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
MoveOn.org
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
New Progressive Alliance
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
OurTime.org
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Public Campaign
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
Responsible Endowments Coalition
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Say No To Big Money
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Sunlight Foundation
undersigned organizations (2015, March 18). Support and Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 (S.229). Retrieved September 9, 2015, from Democracy 21.
U.S. PIRG
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.
Voices for Progress
Undersigned (2015, January 21). Reform Groups Commend Congressional Leaders on Reintroduction of Money in Politics Legislation. Retrieved January 22, 2015, from People for the American Way.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$29,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$48,422$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,669,871$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,143,226$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$94,014$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,250$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$232,296$0
John BoozmanRAR$10,585$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$6,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,076,834$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$236,733$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$47,050$0
Ben CardinDMD$50,525$0
Tom CarperDDE$23,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,754$0
Bill CassidyRLA$45,200$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$15,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$58,600$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$97,872$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,100$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$24,220$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$16,299$0
Steve DainesRMT$2,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$106,490$0
Dick DurbinDIL$117,449$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$230,171$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$356,342$0
Cory GardnerRCO$10,453$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$781,663$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,863$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,750$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$446,781$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$245,594$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$480,011$0
John HoevenRND$2,333$0
Jim InhofeROK$750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$675$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,045,589$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$72,785$0
Mark KirkRIL$3,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$279,428$0
James LankfordROK$7,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$109,883$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,625$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$595,054$0
John McCainRAZ$6,675$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,373,951$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$53,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$261,708$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$24,075$0
Chris MurphyDCT$408,241$0
Patty MurrayDWA$732,767$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$156,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$949,432$0
Rob PortmanROH$36,830$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,975$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,917$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$27,035$0
Bernie SandersIVT$390,332$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$417,615$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$230,751$0
Tim ScottRSC$7,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,149,802$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$446,346$0
Dan SullivanRAK$5,845$0
Jon TesterDMT$607,308$0
John ThuneRSD$12,696$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,634$0
Tom UdallDNM$273,065$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$109,052$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,647,347$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$157,917$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$216,628$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$29,250$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$48,422$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,669,871$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,143,226$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$94,014$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,250$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$232,296$0
John BoozmanRAR$10,585$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$6,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,076,834$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$236,733$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$47,050$0
Ben CardinDMD$50,525$0
Tom CarperDDE$23,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,754$0
Bill CassidyRLA$45,200$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$15,100$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$58,600$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$97,872$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,100$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$24,220$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$16,299$0
Steve DainesRMT$2,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$106,490$0
Dick DurbinDIL$117,449$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$230,171$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$356,342$0
Cory GardnerRCO$10,453$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$781,663$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$46,863$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,750$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$446,781$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$245,594$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$480,011$0
John HoevenRND$2,333$0
Jim InhofeROK$750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$675$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,045,589$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$72,785$0
Mark KirkRIL$3,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$279,428$0
James LankfordROK$7,600$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$109,883$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,625$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$595,054$0
John McCainRAZ$6,675$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,373,951$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$53,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$261,708$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$24,075$0
Chris MurphyDCT$408,241$0
Patty MurrayDWA$732,767$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$156,800$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$949,432$0
Rob PortmanROH$36,830$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,975$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,917$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$27,035$0
Bernie SandersIVT$390,332$0
Ben SasseRNE$3,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$417,615$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$230,751$0
Tim ScottRSC$7,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,149,802$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$446,346$0
Dan SullivanRAK$5,845$0
Jon TesterDMT$607,308$0
John ThuneRSD$12,696$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$12,634$0
Tom UdallDNM$273,065$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$109,052$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,647,347$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$157,917$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$216,628$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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