H. R. 2127
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 8, 2019
Mr. Burchett introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
To prohibit the use of United States Government funds for art in United States embassies and consulates, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
No Taxpayer-Funded Art in Embassies Act.
No funds are authorized to be appropriated, and the Secretary of State may not obligate or expend any funds, for the purchase, installation, insurance, or transport of any art for the purposes of installation or display in any embassy, consulate, or other foreign mission of the United States.
In this section, the term
art includes paintings, sculptures, photographs, industrial design, and craft art.