skip to main content

S. 956: Brighter Sunshine on Donations Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 28, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 956

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 28, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration

A BILL

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the disclosure of all donations.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Brighter Sunshine on Donations Act.

2.

Requiring disclosure of all donations

(a)

Independent expenditures

Section 304(c)(2)(C) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (52 U.S.C. 30104(c)(2)(C)) is amended by striking which was made for the purpose of furthering an independent expenditure and inserting (without regard to whether such contribution was made for the purpose of furthering an independent expenditure).

(b)

Electioneering communications

Section 304(f)(2) of such Act (52 U.S.C. 30104(f)(2)) is amended—

(1)

in the first sentence of subparagraph (E), by inserting (determined without regard to whether the contributions were made for the purpose of furthering an electioneering communication) after disclosure date, and

(2)

in subparagraph (F), by inserting (determined without regard to whether the contributions were made for the purpose of furthering an electioneering communication) after disclosure date.