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S. 1717 - Corporate Transparency Act of 2017

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting,… More
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Corporate Transparency Act of 2017

S. 1717 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Corporate Transparency Act of 2017
  • Corporate Transparency Act of 2017
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Currency
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Terrorism
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced8/02/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/02/2017
8/02/2017Introduced in Senate
8/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

59 times as much
$1,385,924
$632,146
$10,650
$214,450
$534,196
$6,497,094
$10,463,497
$66,650
$563,462
$377,819
$458,516
$21,204,404
$362,426
$362,426

oppose this bill

37 Organizations Support and 1 Opposes; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Corporate Transparency Act of 2017

37 organizations support this bill

ActionAid USA
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
AFL-CIO
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
american sustainable business council
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Americans for Democratic Action
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Campaign for America's Future
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Citizens for Tax Justice
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
EarthRights International
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Economic Policy Institute
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
EG Justice
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Fair Share
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Financial Transparency Coalition
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Fund for Constitutional Government
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Global Financial Integrity
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Global Witness
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Government Accountability Project
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Jubilee USA Network
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Main Street Alliance
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
Thaler, Brad (2017, August 3). NAFCU Letter in Support of S.1717, the "Corporate Transparency Act of 2017". Retrieved August 4, 2017, from NAFCU.
national priorities project
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Natural Resource Governance Institute
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
New Rules for Global Finance
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Oxfam America
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
pacific environment
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Polaris Project
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Project On Government Oversight
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Public Citizen
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Service Employees International Union
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Small Business Majority
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Tax Justice Network
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
Transparency International
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
U.S. PIRG
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.
U.S. UNCUT
Kalman, Gary & Gascoigne, Clark (2017, August 3). RE: Corporate Transparency Act (S.1717). Retrieved August 4, 2017, from FACT Coalition.

1 organization oppose this bill

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Bradley, Neil L. (2017, September 28). US Chamber Opposes the Corporate Transparency Act. Retrieved March 8, 2018, from US Chamber.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$54,178$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$810,869$0
John BarrassoRWY$12,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,163,726$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$109,464$500
Roy BluntRMO$133,630$10,250
Cory A. BookerDNJ$274,796$500
John BoozmanRAR$20,535$3,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$738,920$4,000
Richard BurrRNC$42,700$5,500
Maria CantwellDWA$151,384$750
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$65,749$13,500
Ben CardinDMD$96,275$500
Tom CarperDDE$51,700$1,500
Bob CaseyDPA$147,254$3,250
Bill CassidyRLA$58,349$500
William Thad CochranRMS$47,400$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$67,400$4,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$116,872$500
Bob CorkerRTN$50,550$5,250
John CornynRTX$18,500$9,250
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,592,820$0
Tom CottonRAR$51,887$10,500
Mike CrapoRID$31,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$25,849$2,000
Steve DainesRMT$27,350$2,750
Joe DonnellyDIN$133,490$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,108,669$250
Dick DurbinDIL$137,949$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,249$10,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$89,644$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$22,000$7,900
Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,750$10,750
Al FrankenDMN$390,372$3,300
Cory GardnerRCO$57,955$10,750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$229,093$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,363$16,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$37,750$3,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$508,700$1,000
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,096,229$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$43,750$250
Martin HeinrichDNM$479,431$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$108,722$0
Dean HellerRNV$32,000$6,250
Mazie K. HironoDHI$171,789$500
John HoevenRND$16,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,000$2,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$40,310$12,450
Ron JohnsonRWI$20,825$6,450
Tim KaineDVA$715,658$2,500
John KennedyRLA$1,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$90,285$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,535$0
James LankfordROK$43,300$2,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$126,483$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,257$2,250
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$68,125$7,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$637,579$2,500
John McCainRAZ$16,425$6,300
Claire McCaskillDMO$212,508$1,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$56,900$20,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$74,950$500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$281,733$500
Jerry MoranRKS$35,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$26,393$5,000
Chris MurphyDCT$442,941$0
Patty MurrayDWA$384,452$5,750
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$197,050$2,000
Rand PaulRKY$31,395$250
David PerdueRGA$13,400$750
Gary C. PetersDMI$801,909$5,950
Rob PortmanROH$69,170$16,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,975$0
Jim RischRID$21,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$14,439$5,000
Mike RoundsRSD$15,250$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$62,570$11,500
Bernie SandersIVT$406,082$0
Ben SasseRNE$22,450$750
Brian SchatzDHI$436,240$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$279,050$1,000
Tim ScottRSC$58,300$2,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$398,223$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,250$5,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$160,913$8,976
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$17,944$10,350
Jon TesterDMT$477,957$1,000
John ThuneRSD$40,396$5,308
Thom TillisRNC$29,700$12,500
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$56,134$16,942
Tom UdallDNM$295,565$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$382,252$3,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$152,202$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,098,189$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$188,517$600
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$264,128$750
Todd YoungRIN$32,350$10,250

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$54,178$5,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI$810,869$0
John BarrassoRWY$12,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,163,726$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$109,464$500
Roy BluntRMO$133,630$10,250
Cory A. BookerDNJ$274,796$500
John BoozmanRAR$20,535$3,000
Sherrod BrownDOH$738,920$4,000
Richard BurrRNC$42,700$5,500
Maria CantwellDWA$151,384$750
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$65,749$13,500
Ben CardinDMD$96,275$500
Tom CarperDDE$51,700$1,500
Bob CaseyDPA$147,254$3,250
Bill CassidyRLA$58,349$500
William Thad CochranRMS$47,400$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$67,400$4,600
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$116,872$500
Bob CorkerRTN$50,550$5,250
John CornynRTX$18,500$9,250
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,592,820$0
Tom CottonRAR$51,887$10,500
Mike CrapoRID$31,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$25,849$2,000
Steve DainesRMT$27,350$2,750
Joe DonnellyDIN$133,490$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,108,669$250
Dick DurbinDIL$137,949$1,000
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,249$10,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$89,644$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$22,000$7,900
Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,750$10,750
Al FrankenDMN$390,372$3,300
Cory GardnerRCO$57,955$10,750
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$229,093$1,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,363$16,700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$37,750$3,750
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$508,700$1,000
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$1,096,229$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$43,750$250
Martin HeinrichDNM$479,431$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$108,722$0
Dean HellerRNV$32,000$6,250
Mazie K. HironoDHI$171,789$500
John HoevenRND$16,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,000$2,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$40,310$12,450
Ron JohnsonRWI$20,825$6,450
Tim KaineDVA$715,658$2,500
John KennedyRLA$1,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$90,285$500
Amy KlobucharDMN$72,535$0
James LankfordROK$43,300$2,700
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$126,483$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,257$2,250
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$68,125$7,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$637,579$2,500
John McCainRAZ$16,425$6,300
Claire McCaskillDMO$212,508$1,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$56,900$20,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$74,950$500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$281,733$500
Jerry MoranRKS$35,800$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$26,393$5,000
Chris MurphyDCT$442,941$0
Patty MurrayDWA$384,452$5,750
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$197,050$2,000
Rand PaulRKY$31,395$250
David PerdueRGA$13,400$750
Gary C. PetersDMI$801,909$5,950
Rob PortmanROH$69,170$16,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,975$0
Jim RischRID$21,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$14,439$5,000
Mike RoundsRSD$15,250$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$62,570$11,500
Bernie SandersIVT$406,082$0
Ben SasseRNE$22,450$750
Brian SchatzDHI$436,240$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$279,050$1,000
Tim ScottRSC$58,300$2,500
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$398,223$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,250$5,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$160,913$8,976
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$17,944$10,350
Jon TesterDMT$477,957$1,000
John ThuneRSD$40,396$5,308
Thom TillisRNC$29,700$12,500
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$56,134$16,942
Tom UdallDNM$295,565$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$382,252$3,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$152,202$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,098,189$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$188,517$600
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,750$0
Ron WydenDOR$264,128$750
Todd YoungRIN$32,350$10,250

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Environmental policy$6,497,094
Credit unions$1,385,924
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
State & local govt employee unions$534,196
Commercial service unions$458,516
Small business associations$377,819
Labor Unions$214,450
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Chambers of commerce$362,426
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