Calif. Bills Seek To Ramp Up Campaign Disclosure Rules

Law360, San Diego (December 3, 2012, 11:19 PM EST) -- Weeks after a California political watchdog began investigating a nonprofit to track down the sources of an $11 million contribution to a committee that tried to fight Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure, two state senators on Monday introduced bills that aim to require greater disclosure of campaign donations by nonprofits.

Sens. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, and Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, unveiled the measures, which are intended to bolster the state’s Political Reform Act by closing a loophole that lets some nonprofits fund campaigns without disclosing their donors....
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