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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Honest Campaigns Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Federal Communications Commission to revise its sponsorship identification rules so as to require the disclosure of the names of significant donors to persons paying for or furnishing broadcast matter or origination cablecasting matter that is political matter or matter involving the discussion of a controversial issue of public importance.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/08/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
11/12/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
11/08/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/08/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (40)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 11/08/2019
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]* 11/08/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] 11/18/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce11/08/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology11/12/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/08/2019)

Honest Campaigns Act of 2019

This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revise its sponsorship identification rules. Specifically, the FCC must require a disclosure announcement for broadcast or origination cablecasting matter that is political or that involves the discussion of a controversial issue of public importance to include the names of significant donors to the person whose identity is required to be disclosed in such an announcement.