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AB 700:

California DISCLOSE Act

Author: Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez

AB 700 (Gomez) would have amended the Political Reform Act of 1974 to require the three largest funders of $50,000 or more of ballot measure ads and ads about candidates by outside groups to be shown clearly and unambiguously so viewers see who’s actually paying for them – including identifying the original donors instead of misleading names.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported

Status:

Passed Assembly 60-15
Failed Senate 26-12 (needed 2/3 to pass)

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted negatively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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