Bill Seeks 48-Hour Contribution Disclosure for Super Committee - State and Federal Communications

August 3, 2011  •  

Bill Seeks 48-Hour Contribution Disclosure for Super Committee

U.S. Senator David Vitter
U.S. Senator David Vitter

In response to this week’s legislation raising the federal debt limit ceiling and creating a new Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, U.S. Senator David Vitter announced he is introducing a bill requiring 48-hour disclosure of campaign contributions over $1,000 to any appointed member of the committee or their leadership PACs.

“We need to see full transparency and accountability because these committee members will be making huge decisions with a lot on the line,” Senator Vitter said.

The 48-hour rule would continue until the committee expires on January 21, 2012.

The full press release can be found here.

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