About the bill
This bill is similar to 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 for “an official portrait of a officer or employee of the federal government,” according to the Congressional Research Service. The Congressional Budget Office estimates the average portrait cost for governmental figures at $25,000, with a 2013 portrait of the head of the Environmental Protection Agency costing $40,000.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jan 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 29, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 21, 2014
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1820 (113th).
Jan 29, 2015
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S. 323 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 323 — 114th Congress: Responsible Use of Taxpayer Dollars for Portraits Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s323
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