S188: EGO Act

By | February 12, 2018
Seal of the United States Congress

Seal of the United States Congress.

Prohibits the use of government funds to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal government.

Official Summary

Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act or the EGO Act

This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal government, including the President, the Vice President, a Member of Congress, the head of an executive agency, or the head of an office of the legislative branch.

Passed House
Passed Senate
2017-09-18
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]

Cosponsors: Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI], Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO], Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE], Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA], Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT], Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]

Votes

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 1701 (Identical bill)

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