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H.R. 1701: EGO Act

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.

Sponsor and status

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Mar 23, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 188: EGO Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 13, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 11, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 1701 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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