Summary

                            A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for the costs of painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government.

Introduced in Senate
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.



                        

Actions

  • Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 37.

    Apr 24th, 2017
  • Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson without amendment. With written report No. 115-28.

    Apr 24th, 2017
  • Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson without amendment. With written report No. 115-28.

    Apr 24th, 2017
  • Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

    Mar 15th, 2017
  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

    Jan 23rd, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Jan 23rd, 2017