June 26,2000

Finance Committee To Hold Hearign on "527" Issue

WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman William V. Roth, Jr. (R-DE) today announced the Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at 10:00 a.m., in 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, to hear testimony on disclosure of political activity of tax code section 527 and other organizations. The Committee will review a variety of legislative proposals.

A witness list will be provided at a later date.

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Written Statements: Any individuals or organizations wanting to present their views on these hearings to the Committee are urged to submit a typewritten, single-spaced statement, not exceeding 10 pages in length, for inclusion in the hearing record. The date and subject of the hearing must appear on the first page of the statement. Five copies of the statement should be mailed to the Editorial Section, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, Washington, D.C. 20510, and also to David Podoff, Minority Staff Director, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, Washington, D.C. 20510. Statements must be received no later than noon on Friday, July 7, 2000. Written statements must also be submitted on diskette in a format that can be read by personal computers (plain ASCII text is preferred; other formats will be accepted -- please identify format).