Summary: H.R.679 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.679. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/17/2019)

Political Accountability and Transparency Act

This bill restricts the use of certain political funds and revises requirements for political communications. Specifically, the bill

  • prohibits the personal use of political committee funds;
  • treats coordinated expenditures, as defined by the bill, as campaign contributions, thereby subjecting them to limits and disclosure requirements;
  • applies disclosure requirements for electioneering communications to Internet or digital communications; and
  • requires persons paying for political communications to make their best efforts to determine the true source of the funds used.