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In an attempt to block a move by some members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, the Democratic Party of Japan will submit a bill to revise the Political Funds Control Law to ensure politicians will be banned from receiving political donations from companies and other organizations beginning January 2000, DPJ Deputy Secretary General Yukio Hatoyama said Friday.

Currently the Political Funds Control Law stipulates in its rider that measures should be sought to ban politicians from receiving political donations from companies and other organizations starting in January 2000.

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