S. 310: EGO Act


Jan 29, 2015


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.


Bill Cassidy

Junior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 4 pages


42% chance of being enacted (details)

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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.


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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Jan 29, 2015

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Jun 24, 2015
Reported by Committee

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