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house Bill H.R. 1701


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Official Title

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


Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act or the EGO Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official 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.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Administration
      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedMarch 23rd, 2017

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