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Text of the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act

This bill was introduced on March 28, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 28, 2007 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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Calendar No. 96

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 223

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 9, 2007

(for himself, Mr. Cochran, Mr. McCain, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Allard, Mr. Lugar, Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Lieberman, Mr. Grassley, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Levin, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Graham, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Obama, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Rockefeller, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Reed, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Biden, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Dodd, Mr. Domenici, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Bingaman, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Byrd, Mr. Hagel, Mr. Bennett, and Mr. Nelson of Nebraska) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration

March 28, 2007

Reported by , with amendment

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To require Senate candidates to file designations, statements, and reports in electronic form.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act.

2.

Senate candidates required to file election reports in electronic form

(a)

In general

Section 304(a)(11)(D) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 434(a)(11)(D)) is amended to read as follows:

(D)

As used in this paragraph, the terms designation, statement, or report mean a designation, statement or report, respectively, which—

(i)

is required by this Act to be filed with the Commission, or

(ii)

is required under section 302(g) to be filed with the Secretary of the Senate and forwarded by the Secretary to the Commission.

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(b)

Conforming amendments

(1)

Section 302(g)(2) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 432(g)(2)) is amended by inserting or 1 working day in the case of a designation, statement, or report filed electronically after 2 working days.

(2)

Section 304(a)(11)(B) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 434(a)(11)(B)) is amended by inserting or filed with the Secretary of the Senate under section 302(g)(1) and forwarded to the Commission after Act.

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to any designation, statement, or report required to be filed after the date of enactment of this Act.

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to designations, statements, and reports for periods beginning on or after January 1, 2008.

March 28, 2007

Reported with amendment