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Honest Ads Act

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A bill to enhance transparency and accountability for online political advertisements by requiring those who purchase and publish such ads to disclose information about the advertisements to the public, and for other purposes.

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05/07/2019Introduced in Senate

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05/07/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]* 05/07/2019
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 05/07/2019

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Senate Rules and Administration05/07/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/07/2019)

Honest Ads Act

This bill applies requirements, limitations, and protections regarding political advertising in traditional media to internet or digital political advertising. The bill sets forth special rules for disclosure statements for certain internet or digital ads.

Each television or radio station, provider of cable or satellite television, or online platform must ensure that the political advertising it hosts is not directly or indirectly purchased by a foreign national.

Online platforms must publish a record of requests to purchase political advertising.