H.R. 4010 (112th): DISCLOSE 2012 Act


Feb 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chris Van Hollen Jr.

Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
Length: 29 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/2012--Introduced.Disclosure of Information on Spending on Campaigns Leads to Open and Secure Elections Act of 2012 or DISCLOSE 2012 Act - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4010”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


165 cosponsors (165D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3369 (Related)
Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jul 17, 2012

S. 2219 (Related)
Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2012

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