S. 310: EGO Act

Introduced:

Jan 29, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jun 24, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 24, 2015.

Sponsor:

Bill Cassidy

Junior Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

42% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Paint by numbers -- but what if that number is $40,000?

Bills are often cleverly titled so as to become acronyms -- for example, the PATRIOT Act and S. 310: the EGO Act, or the Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act.

The EGO Act was introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) to make permanent a law that prohibits taxpayer funds from being used ...

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History

Jan 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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