S. 3369 (112th): Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jul 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 17, 2012.

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2012
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full 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.

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Related Bills

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S. 2516 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2014

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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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3369” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jul 10, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jul 11, 2012
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jul 16, 2012
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jul 17, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (39D, 1I) (show)
Votes
Jul 16, 2012 6:08 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 51/44
Jul 17, 2012 3:05 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 53/45

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