December 2, 2016 •
U.S. Sen. Cruz Introduces SuperPAC Elimination Act of 2017
On November 30, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows introduced bills allowing unlimited contributions to candidates from individuals. The SuperPAC Elimination Act of 2017 would also require disclosure of contributions of more than $200 to be made within 24 hours. The act has been introduced as Senate Bill 3488 by Cruz and House Resolution 6409 by Meadows.
In a press release, Cruz said, “Establishing unlimited contributions paired with immediate disclosure is the best way to promote transparency, eliminate the viability of SuperPACs going forward, and ensure that free speech is protected in the electoral process.” Cruz previously introduced a similar bill, the SuperPAC Elimination Act of 2014.
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