S. 1880 - We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017

Government operations and politics. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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A bill to reform our government, reduce the grip of special interest, and return our democracy to the American people by increasing transparency and oversight of our elections and government, reforming public financing for Presidential and Congressional elections, and requiring States to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to reform our government, reduce the grip of special interest, and return our democracy to the American people by increasing transparency and oversight of our elections and government, reforming public financing for Presidential and Congressional elections, and requiring States to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017

S. 1880 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to reform our government, reduce the grip of special interest, and return our democracy to the American people by increasing transparency and oversight of our elections and government, reforming public financing for Presidential and Congressional elections, and requiring States to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform our government, reduce the grip of special interest, and return our democracy to the American people by increasing transparency and oversight of our elections and government, reforming public financing for Presidential and Congressional elections, and requiring States to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
  • We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
  • Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
  • Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
  • Conflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2017
  • Conflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2017
  • Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2017
  • Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2017
  • DISCLOSE Act of 2017
  • DISCLOSE Act of 2017
  • Federal Election Administration Act of 2017
  • Federal Election Administration Act of 2017
  • Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act
  • Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act
  • Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act
  • Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act
  • MAR-A-LAGO Act
  • MAR-A-LAGO Act
  • Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017
  • Presidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017
  • Real Time Transparency Act
  • Real Time Transparency Act
  • Redistricting Reform Act
  • Redistricting Reform Act
  • Same Day Registration Act
  • Same Day Registration Act of 2017
  • Stop Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Act
  • Stop Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Act
  • We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
Sponsor
Tom Udall
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies
  • Business ethics
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Congressional districts and representation
  • Congressional elections
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Employee hiring
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Federal Election Commission (FEC)
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Federal officials
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Financial services and investments
  • Foreign and international corporations
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • House of Representatives
  • Income tax credits
  • Inflation and prices
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Licensing and registrations
  • National Credit Union Administration
  • Office of Government Ethics
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Personnel records
  • Political advertising
  • Political parties and affiliation
  • Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Senate
  • State and local finance
  • State and local government operations
  • Supreme Court
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • U.S. and foreign investments
  • Voting rights
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced9/27/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/27/2017
9/27/2017Introduced in Senate
9/27/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

support this bill

Consumer groups$10,650
$10,650

2 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017

2 organizations support this bill

Common Cause
Common Cause (2017, September 27). Common Cause Commends Introduction of We The People Act by Sen. Udall & Rep. Price. Retrieved September 29, 2017, from Common Cause.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2017, September 28). Public Citizen Heartily Applauds ‘We the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017’. Retrieved September 28, 2017, from Public Citizen.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, 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$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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Legislator Filters
Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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