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S. 310 (114th): EGO Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2015 (Reported by Senate Committee).

Source: GPO

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Calendar No. 165

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 310

[Report No. 114–93]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 29, 2015

(for himself, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Daines, and Mr. Johnson) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

July 27, 2015

Reported by , without amendment

A BILL

To prohibit the use of Federal funds for the costs of painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act or EGO Act.

2.

Prohibition on use of funds for portraits

(a)

Prohibition

No funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Federal Government may be used to pay for the painting of a 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.

(b)

Definitions

In this section—

(1)

the term executive agency has the meaning given the term in section 133 of title 41, United States Code; and

(2)

the term Member of Congress includes a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to Congress.

July 27, 2015

Reported without amendment