Sen. Nelson Signals Disclosure Rules Bill

April 30, 2015

Even as a House bill was being introduced to get the FCC to require more detailed disclosures of the funders of political ads from PACs and nonprofits, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) was writing FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to give him notice that he, too, would be introducing a similar bill.

He called on the FCC to "immediately launch a long-overdue rulemaking to update its sponsorship identification requirements," but also said he would be introducing a bill that would require it to issue new rules.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/sen-nelson-signals-disclosure-rules-bill/140436


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