IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 29, 2015
Mr. Cassidy (for himself and Mrs. Fischer) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To prohibit the use of Federal funds for the costs of painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government.
This Act may be cited as the
Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act or
Prohibition on use of funds for portraits
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.
In this section—
executive agency has the meaning given the term in section 133 of title 41, United States Code; and
Member of Congress includes a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to Congress.