- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedSeptember 26th, 2018
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The influence of so-called “dark money” in U.S. elections is significant and harmful to our democracy. Unmasking the wealthy donors who make political donations to PACs to influence elections is needed, especially in an increasingly partisan era.
The Supreme Court already ruled against forcing nonprofits — even political ones — to disclose their donors as it may have a chilling effect on free speech. Additionally, since PAC donations aren’t tax-deductible, donor information isn’t needed for the IRS to do its job as the U.S.’ tax authority.