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 ... Continue reading »
Jan 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 4 pages
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This activity took place on a related bill, S. 188.
S. 310 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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